Exercising Only Their Minds

Study finds that, when it comes to physical activity, assistant professors are too often "letting themselves go."

Wrong Kind of Accountability?

Texas faculty members chafe at regents’ "overly simplistic" tools to measure them.

After the Review

U. of Missouri-St. Louis deems controversial video of labor management class to be ‘highly distorted.’

In for Nasty Weather

Is faculty life, as it once was, officially a relic?

Bringing Them Back

U. of Washington aims to boost number of female professors in STEM fields by recruiting those in industry.

Reframing the Debate

Leaders of faculty groups undertake campaign to chart a new future for public higher education -- and for the students at risk of being shut out.

Relief in Nebraska

After months of negotiations and looming threats, state lawmakers chart a more moderate course for collective bargaining for public employees.

Starting Over?

Unhappy with how their leaders are chosen, adjuncts at California community college lead bid to decertify union and start a new one.

'Breach of Faith' at Idaho State

When the Idaho State Board of Education decided in February to dissolve the Faculty Senate at Idaho State University, it stripped faculty members of their only means of weighing in on important university issues, according to a report being issued today on the results of an investigation by the American Association of University Professors. And, while a new faculty body has since been convened, considerable acrimony remains in Pocatello.

Why They Move

In tough budget times, departures of top faculty set off debates over how to retain and lure away the best -- especially at flagships that appear targets for raids.


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