Faculty

Moving to 'Conversion'

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For some time now, large gatherings of faculty members have included a session about adjuncts. Those frustrated at being kept off of the tenure track would hear the latest data on the shrinking pool of tenure-track jobs and attendees would trade horror stories about the use and abuse of part-timers. And then the meeting would get back to its regular agenda.

Faculty Salaries Up 3.4%

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Increases are highest at private institutions and doctoral institutions -- and in selected disciplines.

Uniting Against Horowitz

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Coalition opposed to Academic Bill of Rights discusses its plans.

Another Way Out

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SUNY Faculty Senate process offers an alternative to the “nuclear option” in clashes between presidents and professors.

The Gen X Professor

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The new cohort of scholars is not just younger and more diverse -- new research suggests a values gap colleges need to address.

Committee Equities and Inequities

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New data challenge conventional wisdom (at least in part) on which groups of professors perform the most service work.

A Win-Win on Health Benefits

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Calif. community college district is using bonds to provide retiree benefits -- and to free up money for current faculty members.

Explaining the Gender Gap in Pay

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Biases beyond sex may be important factors for why female professors earn less, new study suggests.

Dissent vs. Vandalism

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Northern Kentucky suspends professor photographed removing anti-abortion display on campus.

Be Polite, E-Polite

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Some professors respond to publicity about students' online demands by setting out some rules.

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