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Higher ed sees a round of faculty terminations and resignations over allegations of sexual misconduct: Could institutions be cracking down on even big-name professors?

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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.

March 26, 2013

Supreme Court agrees to decide whether Michigan voters had the right to bar public colleges and universities from considering race and ethnicity in admissions.

March 12, 2013

Campus leaders are unduly optimistic about likely fate of race-conscious admissions, Richard Kahlenberg writes. He predicts Supreme Court decision will bolster role of socioeconomic class.

February 15, 2013

A second librarian's blog becomes the target of a potential lawsuit from a disgruntled publisher.

February 8, 2013

A university librarian finds himself sued for questioning the quality of an academic press.

January 28, 2013

With two high-profile higher education cases under consideration, labor board says it will carry on as usual despite an appeals court's ruling that calls into question the legitimacy of its appointees.

January 17, 2013

Faculty advocates and disability law experts question physical requirements included in many of Azusa Pacific University's job ads.

December 18, 2012

Appeals court says University of Toledo had right to fire human resources director for op-ed questioning legitimacy of gay rights.

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