Faculty

Soft Support for Tenure

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Poll suggests most Americans back academic freedom and faculty control of classrooms -- but with limits.

Shrinking Censure List

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AAUP removes 5 colleges from its sanction list, adds New Mexico Highlands -- and debates what to do about Medaille.

Plot to Kill a Colleague

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Va. prosecutors charge community college professor in scheme apparently prompted by sexual harassment complaint.

Larry's Other Legacy

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Child care in Boston isn’t exactly cheap, and child care at Harvard University isn’t exactly ideal.

In a survey last fall of 244 faculty members, child care was ranked as the “least effective” policy or practice at Harvard. As part of a push to make Harvard more family friendly and more appealing to female faculty members, Harvard announced Tuesday that it will expand its child care offerings and strengthen parental leave policies.

Invisible Review at Oberlin

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In-depth evaluation of president's performance seemed like a good idea, but now many say the report has been squelched.

The Missing Doctorates

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Black Ph.D.'s in science and engineering are more likely than others to end up teaching in non-science fields, NSF study finds 

Digital Assessments

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Blackboard and other players are planning to enter business of helping colleges measure what goes on in the classroom.

Training the Next Generation

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In Chicago, Roosevelt U. will help prepare faculty for community colleges, which will in turn provide students for the university.

Colorado Moves to Fire Churchill

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For first time in saga over controversial professor, administration seeks his ouster.

Unusual Union Battle

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AFT vows to return collective bargaining for professors at Quinnipiac -- despite legal edge university has as private institution.

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