Christopher J. Loving, who runs leadership workshops for academic leaders, shares reasons why faculty relationships go sour.
Political scientists join other disciplines in considering how to be sure scholars are treated fairly when they collaborate.
Graduate students at UC-Berkeley say they are being priced out of units set aside by the university for families.
At a time that many professors fear that administrators don't value tenure, the headline on Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Web site seems like something that would draw applause: "Rensselaer to Review Faculty Governance to Strengthen Role of Tenured, Tenure-Track Faculty."
U. of Minnesota expands its orientation for new faculty members from 2 hours to 3 days, and gets rave reviews.
A growing movement within the discipline raises questions about promotion, peer review, the nature of research and the future of the field.
In competition for faculty talent, private higher ed wins bidding wars, but new study suggests that on key employment policies, state institutions have the edge.
Professors lean left, but major new study of faculty views finds more centrism and less radicalism than critics of academe see -- with growing moderation among young academics.
Scholars consider how to get more engaged in the political process -- and how to fend off attacks on what they do.
National survey of 4-year-college professors finds that they are happier with their jobs than other Americans are with theirs -- but some areas of dissatisfaction jump out.
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