Reframing the Debate About What Professors Say

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AAUP releases principles to defend rights of faculty members against those calling for anti-indoctrination or balancing measures.

Hoover in the Heartland

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Alumni provide funds for U. of Illinois to promote capitalist thought, with goal of creating public university equivalent of Stanford think tank -- and spreading model elsewhere. Some professors are alarmed.

The Liberal (and Moderating) Professoriate

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Professors lean left, but major new study of faculty views finds more centrism and less radicalism than critics of academe see -- with growing moderation among young academics.

Ethics Rebellion in Psychology

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Departments at Earlham, Guilford and Smith Colleges blast professional association for not going far enough to prevent use of field's knowledge to help interrogate those without due process rights.

American Studies on Offense and Defense

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Scholars consider how to get more engaged in the political process -- and how to fend off attacks on what they do.

Fight Over Tenure and Faculty Rights

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Professors at Del Mar say interim president is rewriting the rules and writing away their job security; he says he's trying to promote standards. Battle shifts to court today.

Professors and Politics (Again)

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Research coming out today finds (surprise) that faculty members lean to the left -- and charges that "groupthink" limits hiring and other decisions.

A Campaign of Many Grievances

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Engineering faculty at Washington University in St. Louis submit petition to oust their dean, but it lists no specific issues. Beyond the signatures are a multitude of reasons....

The Conservative Pipeline Problem

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Study suggests that the lack of ideological diversity among professors can be traced in part to reasons (other than bias) why right-leaning undergrads don't pursue Ph.D.'s.

Civility Code or Loyalty Oath?

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Facing faculty revolt, president of Bergen Community College promises revisions in proposed rules on how students and professors interact.


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