Months after a professor's comments on Twitter set off a controversy, Kansas Board of Regents adopts policy on when professors and other employees can be fired for "improper use of social media."
Should faculty be forced to check in every day by fingerprint? Chicago community college faculty members object to that possibility.
Council of American Studies Association endorses plan to cut ties to Israeli universities and urges its members to vote for such a move.
If you combine two disciplines in your dissertation, you can expect to earn less than you would otherwise in the year after finishing your doctorate, study finds.
One North Carolina university, prodded by the state, may kill its history, political science and physics majors, among others.
A much-hyped faculty-sharing experiment among several small colleges seemed promising when it was announced a few years ago. But sharing isn't as straightforward at it seems.
Research nationwide was interrupted Wednesday as the federal government shutdown continued for a second day.
Adjuncts across the country share a newspaper column about the death of a longtime, penniless Duquesne U. instructor who they say illustrates the plight of part-time faculty.
New graduate enrollments show modest increases overall, but doctoral programs in the humanities -- where the academic job market remains tough -- are showing larger gains.
Professors can spend hours each week, or in some cases each day, writing letters of recommendation for graduate students seeking jobs and postdocs. MLA asks if this time could be better spent.
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