New Measures for Gender Inequities

AAUP releases national and campus data showing gaps in faculty employment and salaries -- especially at doctoral universities.

Coaches vs. Faculty and Staff

Survey shows pay for top-level college football coaches continues to soar.

New Push for Full-Time Faculty Jobs

AFT plans to push state legislation to counter erosion of tenure-track positions. Can long-term adjuncts and new Ph.D.'s both gain?

Losing Critical Mass at Stanford?

After two political scientists who study race and ethnicity left in the last year, alumni and students fight to keep a third from bolting.

Open the Books, Professors Plead

A union at the Community College of Philadelphia calls for greater financial transparency.

College Sports' $4 Million Man

Last Friday, on the first day of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s annual convention, the biggest college sports story of the day was the University of Alabama’s hiring of Nick Saban to a record-breaking $32 million, eight-year contract.  

Bias Seen in Bias Studies

New analysis questions legitimacy of slew of reports finding that professors' liberal inclinations create classroom unfairness.

Change Ahead for AAUP

Top official of professors' association is up for college presidencies elsewhere, amid reports of managerial concerns.

Mammoth Faculty Strike Looms

California State U. administration, professors' union at odds over pay and a range of other issues.

A New Campaign on Adjuncts

NEA releases own draft of plan to promote equity and full-time jobs. Its approach differs from other unions, but faces similar tensions.


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