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Beyond well-funded individual campus initiatives, experts urge collaboration on increasing faculty diversity

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Beyond well-funded individual campus initiatives aimed at increasing the number of underrepresented minority faculty members, experts urge collaboration across institutions and within disciplines.

Study finds gains in faculty diversity, but not on the tenure track

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Colleges hire more minority and female professors, but most jobs filled are adjunct, not tenure track, study finds.

A professor's 'Failure CV' prompts discussion of what constitutes academic success

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Princeton professor publishes CV of programs that rejected him, journals that said no and grant applications that were nixed.

New study suggests women presidents influence colleges and universities to hire more female faculty members

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New study suggests colleges with female presidents are more likely than other institutions to have a greater share of humanities professors who are women.

New survey effort seeks to uncover real reasons why faculty members leave their jobs

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Losing a faculty member always hurts, but many administrators believe they have little control over whether professors move on. A new effort seeks to provide meaningful data.

UC Irvine moves to reject endowed chair gifts from donor with strong opinions about the study of Hinduism

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UC Irvine moves to reject gifts for endowed chairs from group that has strong opinions -- too strong -- about the study of Hinduism and a desire to influence who would be hired.

Student activists want more black faculty members. But how realistic are some of their goals?

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Student protesters on a number of campuses want to see many more black faculty members. But how realistic are some of their goals?

Florida community college to consider salary bids from potential faculty members

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One, two, three -- sold to the lowest bidder? State College of Florida at Manatee-Sarasota is considering making faculty hiring decisions based in part on how low an instructor is willing to go on salary.

Faculty non-poaching lawsuit alleges suppression of wages and violation of anti-trust laws by Duke U

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Some say it's bad form for colleges to actively recruit faculty members from neighbor institutions. Antitrust lawsuit alleges that agreement between Duke and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill essentially barred Duke from hiring UNC faculty.

New report says cluster hiring can lead to increased faculty diversity

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Hiring faculty around interdisciplinary themes appears to have a positive impact on diversity and scholarship, report finds.

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