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U. of Tennessee walks back -- at least in terminology -- from a proposal to "de-tenure" faculty members as part of new business plan. But the policy idea may well remain alive.
UW-Madison chancellor comes under fire for recently admitting she matches outside faculty offers with course load reductions. Is there anything wrong with the practice?
Large-scale walkouts were few during National Adjunct Walkout Day, but dozens of campuses saw protests. Organizers say events brought new attention to poor wages and working conditions for those off the tenure track.
A prominent professor uses a disciplinary meeting to discuss his struggles with depression -- and encourages others in academe to talk about mental health issues.
Yale professors oppose draft policy on their conduct that they say is vague on what they could be punished for and what the sanctions would be -- not to mention that it excludes administrators.
Historians condemn recent attempt by Oklahoma legislature to defund AP American history curriculum for being too "negative."
Report seeks a broad rethinking of the structure of professors' jobs, with a strong emphasis on academic freedom and equitable treatment, but an openness to radical change.
New MLA analysis sheds light on the much-bemoaned job market for humanities Ph.D.s.
New study shows how a relatively small number of Ph.D. programs dominate hiring for the best faculty positions.
At one university, faculty are angry that the administration dumped the popular leader of a college. At another university, faculty want more say that might allow them to dump a college's leader.
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