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Aug 10, 2015
Amid calls for his termination, Central Connecticut State suspends professor who's had skirmishes with the law -- even though none of the crimes and alleged crimes relate to teaching or publications. When professors break the law, what should a college do?

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September 25, 2013

Recent sanctions by colleges against faculty members have some calling for renewed discussion of when a professor should and shouldn't be removed from duty.

September 16, 2013

A Columbia professor got very detailed on his website about what he expects of his graduate students. Some praise his clarity, but others have been taken aback by his strict rules.

September 10, 2013

American Sociological Association tries to figure out the gender choices members should get to categorize themselves -- and the process is far from simple.

August 21, 2013

Disgraced professor renews the discussion over whether those leading the field should have degrees in it.

June 24, 2013

Lawyers and a disability rights advocate stressed that faculty members must be proactive rather than reactive in making sure their online courses and materials are accessible for students with disabilities.

June 14, 2013

Collegiality is a sticky subject when it comes to personnel decisions. But some argue that a well-defined notion of collegiality could make for better department dynamics in the long run.

June 14, 2013

Leading professors in Middle Eastern studies are stunned by Georgetown scholar's tenure denial. Some blame Middle Eastern politics and others blame the politics of political science.

June 13, 2013

Cary Nelson warns that MOOCs could lead to erosion of faculty members' intellectual property rights.

June 6, 2013

A decadelong research initiative out of the University of California at Berkeley culminates in a detailed look at the effects of children on men's and women's academic careers.

June 4, 2013

When Transylvania University's president deferred tenure for two professors based on criteria that had yet to take effect, it was the last straw for the already-frustrated faculty.

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