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Change Ahead for AAUP

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Top official of professors' association is up for college presidencies elsewhere, amid reports of managerial concerns.

The First New Orleans Verdict

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Our Lady of Holy Cross found to have violated rights of professor who was fired for pushing salary plan president opposed.

Ethical Dilemma

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Southern Illinois professors feel careers could be at risk because the state thinks they completed a required test too quickly.

DePaul Rejects Finkelstein

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Tenure case enmeshed in Middle East debates also raises issues about collegiality and departmental authority.

A More Deliberative Democracy

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U. of New Hampshire establishes network to change tenor of national discourse -- and improve campus decision making.

Gutting Shared Governance?

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Northwestern blasted for suspending professors' input for 3.5 years while journalism school undergoes curricular overhaul.

Skepticism of Faculty and Tenure

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New poll finds majority of public believes bias is problem in college classrooms and questions role of tenure.

You Like Frisbee? I Like Frisbee!

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In matching graduate students with each other as mentors, Purdue wants to know more than just academic interests.

Faculty Communication 101

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Christopher J. Loving, who runs leadership workshops for academic leaders, shares reasons why faculty relationships go sour.

Affirming Professors' Role or Denigrating It?

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At a time that many professors fear that administrators don't value tenure, the headline on Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Web site seems like something that would draw applause: "Rensselaer to Review Faculty Governance to Strengthen Role of Tenured, Tenure-Track Faculty."

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