Modest Increases

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The average salary for a full-time faculty member at a community college is just over $52,134 this academic year, up from $50,998 a year ago.

British Professors Reconsider Boycott of Israel

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Facing growing international criticism, a union will hold another vote

'Saving Higher Education in the Age of Money'

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The "preoccupation with money" is eroding the values of higher education, argues a new book: Saving Higher Education in the Age of Money, published in April by the University of Virginia Press. The authors -- James Engell and Anthony Dangerfield -- question the endowment obsession of presidents, the rating obsession of admissions officers, and the career obsession of students.

Professors Without Pay

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Faculty members sue Knoxville College, charging that they haven’t been compensated for nearly a year.

Separation of Church and Union

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The NLRB agreed to hear an appeal that could make it next to impossible for professors to bargain collectively at colleges with religious ties.

Ruling Could Help Gay Faculty in Nebraska

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A federal court ruling about Nebraska's ban on gay marriage may end up helping professors in the state win insurance for domestic partners.

Outsourcing the Faculty

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

3% Now vs. 6% Later

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George Washington U. says faculty will benefit from a six-month delay in raises. Professors want to see their money now.

Paying for Health Care in the Emeritus Years

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A consortium of colleges is experimenting with a new way to provide benefits to retired academics.

British Union Abandons Boycott

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Reversal of action against 2 Israeli universities follows an outcry in the UK and from many American academic groups.


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