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Essay on why faculty members need to learn to understand college finances

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Faculty members need to learn to understand higher education finances, writes Nate Kreuter.

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New book on changes in American higher education and the role of the intellectual

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Author of new essay collection discusses the intellectual's role in the era of the "post-welfare state university."

36th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

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Wed, 02/11/2015 to Sat, 02/14/2015

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330 Tijeras Ave NW
87102 Albuquerque , New Mexico
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Open educational resources perceived as high quality, even though faculty awareness lags

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Faculty members are generally satisfied with quality of open educational resources, according to a new report, even though most instructors still aren't aware of OER.

Students want Koch, corporate influence off campus

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Student groups around the country, led by Florida State University students, protest corporate money and influence in academics, with a focus on the Koch brothers.

Amazon's female Ph.D. costume gets low marks from academics

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Costume company's idea of a female Ph.D. derided as sexist and foolish by real female Ph.D.s.

Essay on metaphors for the academic job market

Gerry Canavan questions the metaphor commonly used to describe the academic job market.

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Essay on dealing with rejection in academic career

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Nate Kreuter considers the realities of rejection -- and dealing with rejection -- in academic careers.

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U. California grad student union leaders face criticism for pushing Israel boycott

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Leaders of UAW union that represents U. of California teaching assistants push for Israel boycott, but some members say this action endangers their academic freedom and the movement to unionize grad students.

 

British university backs down on suspension for sighing and irony

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University of Warwick backs down on charges that led to punishment of influential professor for nine months.

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