New College of the Humanities, in London, seeks to meld the American liberal arts and Oxford tutorial models. But critics have focused on its £18,000 annual price tag and its corporate structure.
First Colorado State, now Harvard. Job announcements favoring recent Ph.Ds. at these universities spur discussion and anger.
History association urges departments to be much more detailed than many have been about doctoral job placement. Will programs listen?
NLRB votes to reconsider ban on collective bargaining rights for teaching assistants and research assistants at private universities.
Survey seeks to publicize the low pay and minimal benefits of part-time instructors.
An open letter to his colleagues, decrying dysfunction at his university, is now prompting reflection (and praise) from academics elsewhere.
Preliminary results of national survey find their job satisfaction in many areas lags those at assistant and full ranks.
If a department encourages a junior professor to teach more than is the norm, and take on more advisees than normal, is it fair to deny her tenure because she hasn't published enough? And why do so many people know someone with this story?
Boston University gives those who do a lot of the teaching the right to have a say in faculty governance.
Incredibly tight academic job market in the humanities is changing strategies of search committees and candidates.
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