UC Berkeley receives a $113 million gift to help keep some of its top professors from raids by private universities -- and stem a problem facing many of its peers.
In competition for faculty talent, private higher ed wins bidding wars, but new study suggests that on key employment policies, state institutions have the edge.
The American Association of University Professors -- a champion of open debate and free exchange -- is having some difficulties with the nature of debate in its own (virtual) house.
Faculty group largely ignored resolutions against their proposal to isolate Israeli academics, but backs down when its lawyer says the action could be illegal.
Faculty unions consider whether they win or lose when they agree to combine funds for the two big-ticket items of contracts into a single pot of money.
AFT statement aims to reflect – and to promote strategies for fighting – challenges of faculty life today, especially off the tenure track.
Member of CUNY faculty union's board sues emeritus professor for $2 million over Web site that tracks -- and criticizes -- the union. Both sides say academic freedom is at stake.
With more colleges participating, COACHE project issues new list of exemplary institutions -- and continues to find that some are not among the wealthiest or most prestigious.
Budget bill for community colleges in Washington State may represent union campaign's first success at shifting positions from part-time to full-time -- and the plan is not embraced by all adjuncts.
Colleges where professors have collective bargaining rely more on the tenure track and less on adjuncts, but spend less on academic support, study finds.
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