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Leading professors in Middle Eastern studies are stunned by Georgetown scholar's tenure denial. Some blame Middle Eastern politics and others blame the politics of political science.
Collegiality is a sticky subject when it comes to personnel decisions. But some argue that a well-defined notion of collegiality could make for better department dynamics in the long run.
NYU reinvents itself as a "global network university," but critics at home question the creation of campuses in nondemocratic countries and the effect of rapid international expansion on programs in Greenwich Village.
Student organizers of a forum at Wharton School revoke invitation to controversial keynote speaker from India after professors oppose his appearance.
A university librarian finds himself sued for questioning the quality of an academic press.
President defends right of organizers to have event -- co-sponsored by political science department -- supportive of boycott of Israel, but pledges new events with "alternative perspectives."
Professor's anti-NRA tweet sets off debate about the gun lobby, violence, metaphors and academic freedom.
In an unusual twist, a Texas Tech professor is suing the university for allegedly denying him high-profile jobs based on his skepticism of a status most faculty members want.
Tennessee seminary told a tenured professor he was offending would-be contributors and should look for work elsewhere.
Colorado Supreme Court rejects his appeal in decision that some faculty leaders see as danger to academic freedom -- but that some college associations argue is essential to academic freedom.
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