Social Sciences / Education

U. of Kansas professor suspended after anti-NRA tweet

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A tenured Kansas professor's Twitter remark was distasteful by all accounts, but faculty advocates and free speech experts say it didn't warrant immediate suspension.

Colleges award tenure

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The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:

Lawrence University

  • Garth Bond, English
  • Dominica Chang, French
  • Scott Corry, mathematics
  • Stefan Debbert, chemistry
  • Adam Galambos, economics
  • David Gerard, economics
  • Doug Martin, physics
  • Peter Thomas, Russian studies

New York Institute of Technology

Political scientists consider strategies to deal with ban on NSF support

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Faced with lawmakers' limits on NSF support for their discipline, political scientists consider impact of the measure and debate how to be more politically effective.

Political scientists debate whether women in the field should mimic or change men

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Political scientists consider whether advances for women in the discipline will come from copying questionable male tactics or from changing the nature of values of the field.

Essay of advice for those starting careers as assistant professors

Pamela Oliver shares advice for those starting their first semester as assistant professors.

 

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Essay calling for the end to counteroffer strategies in academic hiring

It's time for professors to stop seeking jobs when the only purpose is getting a raise at their current place of employment, writes Heather Dubrow. And it's time for departments to stop rewarding such tactics.

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Essay on how to be a good faculty mentor to junior professors

How to Be a Great Mentor

Kerry Ann Rockquemore sums up the themes of her series on how best to help new professors.

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Colleges award tenure

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The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:

College of Saint Rose

  • Colleen Karow, communication sciences and disorders
  • Young Kim, music
  • Stephanie Maes, geology/earth science
  • Silvia Mejía Estévez, world languages and cultures
  • Megan Overby, communication sciences and disorders
  • Christina Pfister, teacher education
  • Ben Schwab, art
  • Kristine Tolmie, art

McDaniel College

Fat-shaming professor faces censure from university

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University of New Mexico censures Geoffrey Miller, a psychology professor, for his infamous fat-shaming tweet. He will be barred from admissions decisions and must undergo sensitivity training.

Essay on how to make new arrivals in an academic department feel welcome

How to Mentor New Faculty

It's about asking the right questions, learning to pronounce your new colleagues' names and sharing unwritten rules, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.

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