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Erroneous job ads with the preferred candidates' names in the title roil academics who have experienced sham searches

Erroneous job ads with the preferred candidates' names in the titles roil academics who have experienced "sham" searches.

Franciscan U bans a book that portrays the Virgin Mary as sexual and ousts the department chair who taught it

Roman Catholic colleges have some of the most open curricula among religious institutions. But that didn't stop Franciscan University from banning a book that portrays the Virgin Mary as sexual -- and ousting a department chair for teaching it.

Historians and language professors discuss advising at recent conferences

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Historians and language professors discuss strategies for improving advising and graduate education in general at recent annual meetings.

Author of recent academic hoax faces disciplinary action by Portland State

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Author of a recent academic scam faces disciplinary action by Portland State, for failing to alert his research review board before hoodwinking journal editors with outrageous articles. Many say he's guilty of bad form, but did he commit misconduct?

Racist comments directed at a classics scholar at a disciplinary meeting floor classicists in the room, at the conference and online

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Racist comments directed at a scholar at a disciplinary meeting floor classicists in the room. Some see it as a major setback for a historically exclusionary field that is trying hard to change.

Do historians miss the ideals of assessment, as some have suggested?

Historians discuss efforts to evaluate student learning far beyond a grade.

2019 In-and-Out List

A look at what happened in 2018 and what’s to come in 2019 with Inside Higher Ed’s seventh annual in-and-out list.

How do professors respond to regrade requests? One department encourages instructors to pass them up the chain

How do professors respond to regrade requests? One department encourages instructors to pass them up the chain.

Northwestern students want a controversial scholar off their campus

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Students at Northwestern want controversial visiting scholar who muses on race, intelligence and beauty, and who has been accused by colleagues of "bad science," off their campus.

Professor at UC Irvine tweets to demand action on her complaint against a fellow instructor

Professor at UC Irvine takes to Twitter to demand action on her complaint against a fellow instructor, whom she views as a harasser.

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