Leading professors in Middle Eastern studies are stunned by Georgetown scholar's tenure denial. Some blame Middle Eastern politics and others blame the politics of political science.
Collegiality is a sticky subject when it comes to personnel decisions. But some argue that a well-defined notion of collegiality could make for better department dynamics in the long run.
NLRB official, rejecting stance of Pacific Lutheran U., says non-tenure-track faculty members have right to vote on collective bargaining.
A decadelong research initiative out of the University of California at Berkeley culminates in a detailed look at the effects of children on men's and women's academic careers.
In light of several recent, high-profile cases of poor communication between faculty and governing boards, AAUP advocates for regular interaction between the two groups and more shared governance.
Jason Richwine quit Heritage Foundation amid controversy over his Harvard dissertation on race and IQ. Critics are now raising questions about work by a Michigan State physicist and vice president.
Stanford pledges to pay for a master's in education for humanities Ph.D.s who want to become high school teachers.
Should universities require graduate students to pare down years of research into a soundbite that can be understood by non-scholars?
Professors rally behind a high school teacher who says No Child Left Behind has created a generation of test-takers unprepared for higher education.
A second librarian's blog becomes the target of a potential lawsuit from a disgruntled publisher.
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