'Saints and Scamps'

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While much has changed in higher education in the last 25 years, Steven M. Cahn maintains that the important ethical issues (and their appropriate resolutions) have not changed that much at all. That's why there are very few changes in Saints and Scamps: Ethics in Academia, just released by Rowman & Littlefield in a 25th anniversary edition.

'Exemplars' of Good Pre-Tenure Practices

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The University of Iowa was found to be exceptional in five of eight categories evaluating the job satisfaction of pre-tenure faculty members at four-year colleges and universities, according to an analysis being released today by Harvard University's Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education.

New Measures of Scholarly Impact

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Data analytics are changing the ways to judge the influence of papers and journals.

Is Tenure Fair at Law Schools?

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Survey documents significant gaps by gender and race in how professors consider the question.

More Than a Coincidence?

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At DePaul, faculty members want to know why so many minority tenure candidates have been rejected while white hopefuls have succeeded.

Into the Fray

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Noting years of misreading of the past by those in power, historians vow wider engagement with the public.

The Gender Gap on Service

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New study examines the points in their careers when academic women get more assignments than men -- and how those assignments may hold them back.

Not So Fast

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Michigan provost wants to extend pre-tenure period to 10 years -- and faculty senate resoundingly rejects the idea.

A Marriage Endures

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Rebuffing a disaffiliation endorsed by their leaders, delegates to New York's faculty union vote instead to keep their connection to the American Association of University Professors.

Tenure Changes Coming to Brown U.

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Once named the most tenure-heavy institution among elite privates, Brown moves to new rules to tighten the process, following faculty sign-off.


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