Professors

Teaching, Research, Service ...

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Texas A&M University will give extra credit in tenure process to professors whose work has commercial applications.

British Professors Seek to Cut Ties to Israeli Scholars

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

Shrinking Censure List

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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

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

How a Search Can Change an Institution

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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

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

Professors: Managers or Employees?

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

Strike at Eastern Michigan

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

The 'Family Friendly' Bonus

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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

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

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