Professor's lawsuit alleges harassment, retaliation by former Wesleyan U dean

Wesleyan U professor's lawsuit alleges sexual harassment by a dean and a campaign of retaliation for reporting him.

New study says narcissistic students thrive under narcissistic professors, perpetuating toxic behavior


New study suggests that narcissistic business students thrive under narcissistic professors, while less narcissistic students suffer, to the detriment of all.

UCLA students and faculty protest return of professor accused of sexual assault and harassment following quarter of leave


Faculty and students protest return of professor accused of harassment and assault to campus after a one-term unpaid leave.

New data show tightening Ph.D. job market across disciplines

As number of new Ph.D.s rises, the percentage of people earning a doctorate without a job waiting for them is up. While all disciplines face the problem, some have particularly high debt levels.

New book details realities of being a conservative professor of the humanities and social sciences


New book-length study details realties of being a conservative professor in the overwhelmingly progressive humanities and social sciences. While many see bias and periodic slights, many are also succeeding.

AAUP critiques Education Department crackdown on sexual assault and harassment

AAUP attempts to reframe debate and put focus on due process and the importance of faculty freedom of speech.

Governors State U relies on full-time professors to teach all freshmen


Governors State U, with many at-risk students, and without much money, opts to fill freshman program course sections with full-time faculty members only.

Paper argues that adjuncts' push for better pay and working conditions is prohibitively expensive and would cost jobs


New paper argues that colleges can't afford to improve the pay and working conditions of those off the tenure track. Activists slam the analysis.

U of Wisconsin Board of Regents approves new tenure policies, despite faculty concerns

U of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approves new tenure policies, rejecting a series of proposals that professors said would have protected some of their rights.

Undergraduate curricular reform efforts at Harvard and Duke suggest there's no one way to do it well

Amid concerns that requirements may not mean much to students or professors, Harvard and Duke Universities both look to curricular changes to improve undergraduate education.


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