Hiring

Where the Jobs Are

Data show long-term growth of part-time faculty slots, administrative jobs outpacing instructor posts, and boom in for-profit sector.

Sociology, Gender and Higher Ed

New research examines women in the professoriate and the impact of athletics on academic performance.

Age Bias or Anti-Adjunct Bias?

EEOC charges that a college repeatedly rejected a successful part-timer in favor of younger applicants for a full-time slot.

Are You Now or Have You Ever...

Under new Ohio law, some public universities require new professors to sign statement about possible links to terrorist groups.

The Rise of the Social Sciences

New book uses some unusual data sets to trace disciplinary shifts over a century -- and around the entire world.

Learning to Teach

CUNY program trains grad students to teach at 2-year colleges -- where the job market favors those who understand the mission.

Missing Credentials

Following reports on revoked degree, professor loses posts at 2 universities in the past year.

More Rights for Adjuncts

AAUP suggests standards for treatment of part timers, some of whom see plan as progress; others worry about its time limits.

Diversity Up for Grad Students

Enrollment increase is led by gains for women and African Americans.

The Clarity Gap

Female professors are less likely than men to feel they know what is expected of them to earn tenure, study finds.

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