Speakers at MLA meeting endorse many reforms of graduate education, but object to the idea that Ph.D. programs should shrink.
At separate events at separate hotels, MLA panelists discuss the Israel boycott movement and academic freedom. Only those who attended both sessions heard divergent views.
Pro-Israel groups question why speakers at an MLA session on the Israel boycott all appear to favor it. Some of those speakers say there is nothing wrong with organizing a session that way.
Is it O.K. for a search committee to tell job candidates on January 3 that they do or do not have interviews at a disciplinary meeting that starts January 9?
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.
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