Not So Godless After All

Smart Title: 
Believers outnumber atheists and agnostics, survey finds, and many professors regularly attend religious services.

Professor Quits Amid Charge of Improper Relationship

Smart Title: 
The former Washington University faculty member made his mark in the sciences, as a dinosaur expert.

Gallaudet's President Has His Say

Smart Title: 

For the last few weeks, Gallaudet University has been torn apart by protests -- led by students but joined by faculty, staff and alumni -- over the selection last spring of Jane K. Fernandes, the provost, to succeed I. King Jordan, the university's president for the last 18 years.

Balance or Censorship?

Smart Title: 
New policy on speakers at Boston College leaves some students and professors afraid that certain views will be squelched.

Want to Get Ahead? Get Hitched

Smart Title: 
Data document relationship between finishing graduate school, publishing, getting a job -- and being married.

Women Turning Down Harvard's Offers

Smart Title: 

While the proportion of women receiving tenure-track offers to join Harvard University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences rose for the third straight year in 2005-6, the share of women who accepted positions declined dramatically, according to an internal report.

Hartnell College Strike Continues

Smart Title: 
Faculty at a California community college picket over pay while administrators vow to keep classes going.

New Measures for Gender Inequities

Smart Title: 
AAUP releases national and campus data showing gaps in faculty employment and salaries -- especially at doctoral universities.

'In Pursuit of Knowledge'

Smart Title: 

Deborah L. Rhode has joined the campaign against the role of status in defining what matters in higher education. Her new book, In Pursuit of Knowledge: Scholars, Status, and Academic Culture (Stanford University Press) questions why excellence is defined as it is today, and explores the impact that prestige has on the choices made by academics and scholars. Rhode, a professor of law and director of the Center on Ethics at Stanford University, responded to questions about the themes of her book.

RateMyProfessors: Hidden Camera Edition

Smart Title: 
The site that students love and faculty members hate now wants the former to send in photographs of the latter.


Subscribe to RSS - Faculty
Back to Top