Policy by Stanford chemistry department may offer a model for many institutions.
Yale sets 7-year targets for hiring new female and minority faculty members -- and changes search committee process.
Leaders of top research institutions declare that "barriers still exist to the full participation of women."
U. of Arkansas division plans to shift new hiring to renewable 1-year contracts -- and faculty are outraged.
Analysis finds wide variations among disciplines -- with anthropology and sociology more liberal than political science and economics.
As interview season arrives, MLA releases job figures that encourage some, but leave others anxious.
In an effort to spread collegiality, literature professors identify ways to stop bickering.
Wheaton of Illinois faces scrutiny for firing professor who became Catholic; Oklahoma Christian U. may fire those who divorce.
Legal experts say U. of Charleston job requirements for "In God We Trust" chair suggest violation of Civil Rights Act.
West Virginia institution says it erred in requiring applicants for endowed chair to believe in God.
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