If There's a Will

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If departments want black science, math and engineering students to become faculty members, they should have mentors who want close relationships with them, according to a recent study from the University of California at Berkeley.

Unfair Dismissals Found

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Reviews by AAUP question treatment of professors at Greenville College and New Mexico Highlands University.

Truth and Consequences

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Faculty inquiry finding misconduct by Ward Churchill also faults his university -- and leaving fate uncertain, is sure to stoke more debate.

British Professors Seek to Cut Ties to Israeli Scholars

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Union vote proceeds despite intense lobbying from American faculty groups, who see a serious violation of academic freedom.

New Approaches to Faculty Hiring

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Community colleges urged to rethink how they find professors -- and how they structure search committees.

Blackballed at Yale

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Juan Cole's appointment in Middle Eastern studies apparently killed -- despite backing at departmental level and following intense media campaign.

Soft Support for Tenure

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Poll suggests most Americans back academic freedom and faculty control of classrooms -- but with limits.

Honorary Degrees, Tolerance and Ethics

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Professor plans to pick up honor at Ryerson U. -- despite protests and a defense of academic freedom that has struck many as weak.

Investigation Over 9/11 Teachings

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Wisconsin orders inquiry after instructor shares controversial views on radio show, and suggests he will include them in class.

Controversial Scholar Cleared to Teach

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Citing academic freedom, Wisconsin provost upholds hiring of instructor who says the United States masterminded 9/11 attacks.


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