Faculty

Law schools gather in DC for annual conference

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The Association of American Law Schools gathers in Washington today, but with few mentions of the crisis in legal education on the agenda.

Essay puts spotlight on uneasy relationships between faculty and adopted states

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Iowa professor's critique of small town life in his adopted state reflects tensions many faculty members overcome as they take jobs in places they never imagined would be home.

Faculty opposition ends Republican politician's bid to teach business course

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Tom Emmer, who lost race for governor in Minnesota last year, loses shot at teaching spot at Hamline University, too. The reason, he says: his conservative views.

Academics fact-check pervasive idea that liberal academics indoctrinate their students

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Academics fact-check the persistent idea, promoted at GOP convention, that liberal professors politically indoctrinate their students.

Use of 'casual' (adjunct) instructors spreads in Australia

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Australian universities' use of adjunct instructors grows much faster than other types of faculty employment -- especially for teaching-only positions.

Memorial to Fallen Educators adds names from colleges and universities

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A memorial, designed after the Sandy Hook shooting, honors teachers from pre-K through 12th grade. Soon, it will add names from higher education.

U of Delaware trustees vote to change faculty roles and responsibilities

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University of Delaware gives the provost more control over the Faculty Senate, and says that professors will now advise on some areas they had previously controlled.

U Wisconsin Madison professors losing hope of preserving traditional tenure in campus policy

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When the Wisconsin Legislature took tenure out of state statute, faculty members at the University of Wisconsin at Madison hoped they could preserve the status quo in a campus policy. But that hope is fading amid new proposals on a policy for layoffs of professors.

Why universities hire two deans to lead their law schools

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Over the last few years, universities started appointing two deans to lead their law schools temporarily. Now, a few are going that route with permanent appointments.

Rosemary Feal, executive director of the MLA, announces her departure, effective summer 2017.

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Rosemary Feal, executive director of the MLA, says she's stepping down next summer, at the end of her current term. She's leaving behind an organization that's much more representative of its members.

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