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Foundations Form Research Sharing Group

Eight grant-making foundations on Thursday announced the formation of the Open Research Funders Group , an effort to promote sharing...

It’s Time to Turn Yourself In

Dennis Jett casts a satirical eye on Professor Watchlist.

Chancellor Criticizes Talk by Yiannopoulos

Milo Yiannopoulos, the controversial Breitbart author whose campus lectures are setting off controversies, was at the University of Wisconsin at...

Making Boards Accountable for Themselves

Boards are at the apex of the institutions they serve, so the buck stops with them. They should not hide, as they should have nothing to hide, write Cathy Trower and Peter Eckel.

Survey Highlights Concerns of Graduate Employees

A new survey of graduate assistants conducted by Service Employees International Union, a major organizer of adjuncts that is currently...

Another Year, Another Admissions Mess-Up

Tulane’s technology team sent 130 applicants welcome messages, giving them their university email addresses and passwords. Turns out, these applicants hadn’t been admitted.

Princeton Suspends Men's Swimming/Diving Team

Following similar scandals involving sexist, racist and homophobic online communication among some male athletes at Harvard and Columbia Universities and...

Academic Minute: The Beats

Today on the Academic Minute , William Nesbitt, an English professor at Beacon College, explores the literary movement and what...