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Jun 21, 2018
Journal article that was withdrawn last year amid intense debate is republished by the National Association of Scholars.

Surveys

Oct. 23, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of College and University Faculty Workplace Engagement is a new survey exploring professors' views on how engaged they are. The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.

A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Thursday, Nov. 19, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman conducted a webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To view the webinar, please click here.

The survey was made possible in part by financial support from TIAA-CREF.

Booklets

"Evolving Faculty Careers" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand booklet.

The compilation of articles can be downloaded, free, here.

On Thursday, April 12, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. You may view a recording of the webcast here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Top Hat.

Archive

December 14, 2016

New study suggests female economists are less likely to be tenured, compared to male peers, and women are less likely to remain in academe eight years after earning their Ph.D.s.

August 22, 2016

Study: female academics more likely than male partners to turn down good academic jobs without a good opportunity for male partner -- even when a woman has more stature in academe than her partner does.

August 4, 2016

Oberlin once again changes its stance toward Joy Karega, suspending the professor pending an investigation into her remarks on social media.

August 3, 2016

After an alleged harasser holds on to a powerful academic position, professors try to limit his influence, in part by excluding his work from their syllabi. Is that the right strategy?

June 28, 2016

Professors at Juniata College struggled to talk about race in class and worried about saying the wrong thing. So campus leaders helped them engage.

June 27, 2016

Colleges adopted policies to stop the tenure clock to help professors who are new parents, especially mothers. Study suggests fathers may be the real beneficiaries.

June 20, 2016

AAUP sessions center on faculty members' role and responsibilities regarding classroom conversations about race.

June 9, 2016

At many colleges, new assistant professors earn close to or even more than long timers. U of Washington is trying to do something about it -- and finding out how hard it is. Among other ideas: countering expensive retention raises with new salary steps subject to approval by one's peers.

May 23, 2016

Pomona changes criteria for evaluating teaching to include whether professors are "attentive to diversity in the student body."

May 4, 2016

AAUP condemns College of Saint Rose for shedding more than 20 tenure-line faculty jobs with what it calls insufficient faculty input.

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