New paper proposes framework for supporting the needs of pretenure faculty members, namely making sure they're poised to find intrinsic motivation.
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Survey finds a quarter of presidents have made decisions on taking or turning down jobs based on spouses' expected role. And study finds that much more remains expected of presidents' wives than presidents' husbands.
Many professors say programs are being combined without enough attention to academic issues and the faculty role.
One, two, three -- sold to the lowest bidder? State College of Florida at Manatee-Sarasota is considering making faculty hiring decisions based in part on how low an instructor is willing to go on salary.
New book proposes teaching-intensive tenure track to address what it calls the "real" crisis in the humanities.
If visiting assistant professorships get a bad rap, one college says it does them better.
Report seeks a broad rethinking of the structure of professors' jobs, with a strong emphasis on academic freedom and equitable treatment, but an openness to radical change.
U. of Denver moves to new titles, a career path and multiyear contracts for those off the tenure track. Could this be a model for other institutions?
Study says research productivity among recent Ph.D.s drops off precipitously for all but the top-performing graduates, especially of the high-ranked departments. Why?
As deadline to call for an unlikely vote to override NCAA governance shift approaches, many question whether the five wealthiest sports conferences' newfound authority will lead to any major changes.
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