Professors

British Professors Seek to Cut Ties to Israeli Scholars

Union vote proceeds despite intense lobbying from American faculty groups, who see a serious violation of academic freedom.

Shrinking Censure List

AAUP removes 5 colleges from its sanction list, adds New Mexico Highlands -- and debates what to do about Medaille.

Recruit a Student, Help Your Paycheck

Daytona Beach Community College is tying faculty and staff salaries to enrollment.

How a Search Can Change an Institution

When U. of Louisville went after a top scientist, she asked about benefits for her partner. Now institution is first in Kentucky to offer them.

Unusual Union Battle

AFT vows to return collective bargaining for professors at Quinnipiac -- despite legal edge university has as private institution.

Professors: Managers or Employees?

Appeals court ruling revives debate over unions at private colleges -- and sets off new debate over whom the decision favored.

Strike at Eastern Michigan

Professors say that changes proposed for health insurance would wipe out impact of salary increase being offered.

The 'Family Friendly' Bonus

As more colleges have adopted "family friendly" policies for professors, many experts have noted that relatively small shares of those eligible for the flexible arrangements use them. Much has been written about why this is the case, with many observers guessing that young parents, especially women, fear that asking for flexible arrangements may hurt them in the tenure process.

Ruling Worries Academic Labor

NLRB changes definition of who is a supervisor in way that some fear could hurt unionization of faculty members.

Hartnell College Strike Continues

Faculty at a California community college picket over pay while administrators vow to keep classes going.

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