Faculty

University of California plan links first-generation students with similar professors

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University of California plan forges connections between students and professors who were the first in their families to attend a four-year institution.

Why did Fresno State cancel a search for a professorship named after the late Edward Said?

Why did Fresno State cancel a search for a professorship named after Edward Said? University says procedural errors occurred, but scholars say it didn't like the pool of Middle Eastern finalists with Palestinian research portfolios.

State judge says Yeshiva can't terminate tenure-track professors for financial reasons, based on its own policies

New York judge says Yeshiva University, based on its own policies, can't terminate tenure-track professors for financial reasons.

Wisconsin-Eau Claire policy to require all faculty and staff members to work toward campus equity goals

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire policy will require all faculty and staff members to work toward equity, diversity and inclusion, for consideration in their evaluations. It's controversial, but proponents say it's an efficient way to put values into action.

Duke divinity school professor objects to diversity training request and sets off debate on inclusiveness and civility

Professor calls diversity training workshop to which colleagues were invited a “waste,” setting off debate about inclusiveness and civility.

Purdue faculty votes against Kaplan process

Senate passes resolution rebuking the university’s unexpected acquisition and calling for it to be rescinded.

Professor says she's giving up a tenure-track job and taking her family to Canada over racism

Professor says she’s giving up a tenure-track job in the U.S. and taking her family back to Canada over racism directed at her Nicaraguan-born spouse.

Study on faculty job market finds some gender gaps shrinking and others remaining

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New research suggests limited role for gender in predicting whether new Ph.D.s will get tenure-track jobs, but notable differences on pay and other issues, favoring men.

Duke undergraduate curricular reform vote tabled indefinitely after years of work

Collapse of undergraduate curricular reform at Duke illustrates the difficulty of building consensus on just what students need to learn.

Recent suicide by professor sparks renewed discussions about access to mental-health services for faculty members

A death this week leads to renewed discussions about academics and mental health.

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