Faculty

New study says trigger warnings are useless. Does that mean they should be abandoned?

A new study says trigger warnings are useless. Does that mean they should be abandoned?

New paper says slapping faculty harassers on the wrists compromises comprehensive prevention

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Slapping faculty harassers on the wrists compromises the comprehensive prevention to which institutions are legally and ethically bound, according to a new paper.

Professor at institution 'nobody's heard of' takes on Dinesh D'Souza on Twitter

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Professor at university Dinesh D'Souza says "nobody's heard of" instructs him on the mission of smaller, access-oriented private institutions.

New study of NIH funding says women get smaller grants than men

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New study of NIH funding says women over all get smaller grants than men, even when controlling for research potential. The findings have implications for their long-term success in academic science.

Major survey shows professors worry about discrimination but aren't prepared to deal with classroom conflicts over diversity

Major survey shows that professors worry about discrimination but aren't prepared to deal with classroom conflicts over diversity. Other findings touch on mentoring, pay and politics.

Faculty proposal would split a U.S. history and ideals gen ed sequence across the Cal State system

Faculty proposal would split a U.S. history and ideals required sequence across the CSU system. Historians aren't happy with the idea.

DePauw to shrink by laying off dozens of staff and offering buyouts to 100 faculty members

Facing flat enrollment and strained annual budgets, DePauw University will tap endowment to finance layoffs for dozens of staff members and hefty voluntary retirement packages for a graying faculty.

What lessons can be learned from the Wright State faculty strike?

Lessons learned from the Wright State strike: professors will fight against an imposed contract, for their right to bargain over health care -- and for basic respect.

American Historical Association says letters of recommendation can wait until candidates pass a first look

American Historical Association says hiring committees shouldn't ask for letters of recommendation until candidates pass a first look.

Linfield College is moving forward with a plan to cut its faculty -- apparently with or without professors' input

Linfield College is moving forward with a plan to cut its faculty -- apparently with or without professors' input.

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