Teaching, Research, Service ...

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Texas A&M University will give extra credit in tenure process to professors whose work has commercial applications.

Losing Their Edge?

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Study suggests that Internet may have eliminated link between working at an elite university and doing the best research.

New Approaches to Faculty Hiring

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Community colleges urged to rethink how they find professors -- and how they structure search committees.

Blackballed at Yale

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Juan Cole's appointment in Middle Eastern studies apparently killed -- despite backing at departmental level and following intense media campaign.

Mentally Untenured

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Professors at Pasadena City College rally behind colleague who lost job protection after bipolar breakdown.

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.


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