Progress and Problems for Female Historians

Report documents advances by women in history departments -- and lingering impact of sexism, both overt and subtle, on careers.

Restored Faith at Baylor

University is reassuring professors concerned about fundamentalism while also restating its religious mission.

Line in the Sand

Kent State professors consider a strike over plan to change their health benefits.

Chairman of Women's Studies

The University of Washington is about to gain the distinction of having the only Ph.D.-awarding program in women's studies to be led by a man.

Watch Out for the New Guy

Faculty recruits at Marshall U. are getting salaries that are significantly higher than experienced professors. Guess who isn't happy.

University as Author?

Court showdown looms in Kansas over whether public universities own all scholarly work.

Professors Behind Bars

U. of Wisconsin faces criticism for being unable to immediately fire faculty members who are convicted of crimes.

Stopping the Clock -- Without Asking

If you are a junior professor at Princeton and become a parent, you get an extra year before tenure review -- automatically.

Stress and the Female Faculty Member

New study says that women in academe are justified in feeling more pressure than their male colleagues.

Victory for Churchill or Reprieve?

Inquiry by faculty panel at Colorado apparently clears professor on two charges and asks for additional study of seven others.


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