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College employees in Pennsylvania who work with minors will have to pass regularly scheduled background checks under state's new child protection laws.
As enrollments dip, so too do the number of college and university employees -- but disproportionately at for-profit institutions.
Survey of undergraduate instructors suggests increased attention on student-centered teaching and ongoing concerns about diversity and adjunct working conditions.
Unusual sexual harassment lawsuit at Northwestern U., in which a professor is suing a former graduate student who accused him of assault, has sparked debate about student indemnification policies.
Professors and librarians consider the advantages of digital, the reluctance of many tenure committees to look beyond print, and the possibility of paying the costs of publishing works by young scholars.
Several legal challenges suggest a key challenge for long-term adjuncts seeking jobs on the tenure track is age discrimination.
Steven Salaita will not work at the U. of Illinois, trustees confirm Thursday. But they commit to doing the "right thing," possibly in a settlement.
As Berkeley chancellor joins those calling for more civility in academe, faculty critics see an attack on academic freedom.
It's hard to offer meaningful advising to new students before they arrive on campus. But Sewanee says it can be done, with professors making key decisions.
Following a study, scientists call for more attention to sexual harassment and assault prevention at off-campus research sites.
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