Outsourcing the Faculty

Professors at Delaware State say the university is trying to create a distance education program in which they will play no role.

Early Exit

A Yale professor's supporters say he's being dumped for being an anarchist and backing graduate student unionization.

Turnaround for Women at Harvard

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

Stalled Progress

A new report criticizes the U. of California for not hiring enough women -- and suggests that more hires be assistant professors.

The Shrinking Tenure Track

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

Faculty Demographics

New data show how faculty racial composition differs among sectors of colleges. On gender, data show equity at community colleges.

Discrimination, Yes, But What Kind?

Saint Anselm fires a male employee who became a woman, prompting a lawsuit charging gender bias by the religious institution.

Diversity or Conformity

Professors say search committees too frequently doom minority candidates.

Did Cross-Dressing Cost Adjunct His Job?

A sociologist sues Georgetown College, charging that his wardrobe led to his non-renewal.

3 Colleges Censured

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


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