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Could RateMyProfessors.com Be Right?

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Study finds correlation between ratings professors receive on much-derided site and through official student evaluations.

A Flood of Censure

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AAUP condemns 6 institutions -- 4 for treatment of faculty post-Katrina -- and lifts sanctions against 2 universities.

A Way to Keep Domestic Partner Benefits

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In wake of court ruling blocking plans for same-sex partners, Michigan State shifts strategy.

Philosophical Questions

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William & Mary imposes outside chair on department. Is the college protecting junior faculty or punishing dissent?

Where the Adjuncts Are

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New research identifies the types of institutions most likely to employ part-time professors.

Handling the 'Bad Apples'

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Department heads, accustomed to running their own meetings, mostly listened along with provosts, deans and other faculty members during a training workshop in Seattle this week geared toward advising academic leaders in the science, engineering and math fields on how to manage their divisions while keeping diversity in mind.

You Like Frisbee? I Like Frisbee!

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In matching graduate students with each other as mentors, Purdue wants to know more than just academic interests.

Faculty Communication 101

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Christopher J. Loving, who runs leadership workshops for academic leaders, shares reasons why faculty relationships go sour.

Who Gets Credit?

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Political scientists join other disciplines in considering how to be sure scholars are treated fairly when they collaborate.

Concern Over Housing Costs

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Graduate students at UC-Berkeley say they are being priced out of units set aside by the university for families.

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