Tenure

Turnaround for Women at Harvard

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University pledges at least $50 million, creates new position and vows to consider numerous policy changes to aid female scientists.

Pink Slips

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Grand Canyon University dismisses 17 professors -- including 5 with tenure -- drawing scrutiny from AAUP and an accreditor.

The Shrinking Tenure Track

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New data show that while the number of faculty jobs is rising, growth is greatest for part-time positions and at for-profit colleges.

Berkeley Reverses Tenure Denial

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Professor and his supporters said the university was punishing him for criticizing a deal with a biotech company.

Telling Postdocs About Tenure

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Two groups that support basic research sponsor weeklong course to help young scientists navigate through their universities.

3 Colleges Censured

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Meharry Medical College, U. of the Cumberlands, and Virginia State join AAUP's bad list. Southern Nazarene and Wingate get off it.

'Not the Right Kind of Indian'

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The case of William C. Bradford isn't quite what it seems, but it has riled up plenty of people in Indiana.

Progress and Problems for Female Historians

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Report documents advances by women in history departments -- and lingering impact of sexism, both overt and subtle, on careers.

Professors Behind Bars

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U. of Wisconsin faces criticism for being unable to immediately fire faculty members who are convicted of crimes.

Stopping the Clock -- Without Asking

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If you are a junior professor at Princeton and become a parent, you get an extra year before tenure review -- automatically.

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