Outrage Over Diversity Plan

Professors at U. of Oregon denounce plan to consider "cultural compentency" in tenure and promotion decisions.

Faculty Removes a Union at Davenport

Full-time professors at Davenport University vote unanimously to end collective bargaining.

Fun Facts About Higher Education

The U.S. Education Department released its annual potpourri of statistical data about the state of American education.

Diversity or Conformity

Professors say search committees too frequently doom minority candidates.

Choices at Harvard

Summers critic who once challenged Harvard on sex bias named graduate dean; alumni want president to stay.

Withdrawal at Brooklyn

A sociology professor who called religious people "moral retards" declines department chair position.

Telling Postdocs About Tenure

Two groups that support basic research sponsor weeklong course to help young scientists navigate through their universities.

The Joy of Stacks

While some universities boast about bookless libraries, Chicago prepares to spend $42 million in defense of browsing and scholarly serendipity.

3 Colleges Censured

Meharry Medical College, U. of the Cumberlands, and Virginia State join AAUP's bad list. Southern Nazarene and Wingate get off it.


The U. of Wisconsin’s lack of health care for domestic partners factors in a dean’s decision to leave -- and she isn’t the first.


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