Faculty

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

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Georgia community college professor dismissed for unexplained “sexual harassment” charge days after complaining to administrators about flaw in institution's policy.

'60s Tactics, New Cause

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Few think the clock will be turned back to the Berkeley of the 1960s, but the protests planned across the University of California today mark a return to the tactics of another era. This time, however, the cause isn’t free speech or an end to war, but instead a response to the university administration’s budget-cutting proposals.

Counting Faculty and Staff Absences

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U. of New Mexico introduces system aimed at spotting an H1N1 outbreak and helping administrators make decisions about illness-related closures. Some faculty skepticism ensues.

Dashboard Fever

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The accountability movement has hit human resources, as departments develop new ways to measure performance -- and potentially productivity -- of campus faculty and staff.

Rocky Road in Chicago

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Professor at Columbia College loses institution's support for her conference and could lose her tenure too.

Teaching for Free

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U. of California at Davis asks faculty to forfeit stipends they get for leading freshman seminars, generating some givebacks and some resentment.

Professors of the Year

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In podcast interviews, winners of annual national contest describe their pedagogical approaches.

'No University Is an Island'

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It's been more than a decade since Cary Nelson summed up his views on problems facing higher education in Manifesto of a Tenured Radical. As Nelson would be the first to admit, the issues he identified in that book have not changed -- or at least not in the direction he would want.

When Tenure Means Nothing

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AAUP finds "especially egregious" violations of faculty rights in dismissals of 55 professors at Clark Atlanta in February.

Housework Help as a New Benefit

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Scholars document the gender gap in cooking, cleaning and laundry among scientists -- and suggest a new employee benefit may be key to the advancement of women.

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