FACULTY JOBS

Community college links increased student success to shorter terms but faculty members say there's more to the story

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A college is seeing higher student success levels based on a series of reforms, but should any institution evaluate faculty members in part on the proportion of C grades and above they award?

Mount Saint Mary College in New York debates faculty rights and mission

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Mount Saint Mary College in New York isn't affiliated with Mount St. Mary's University in Maryland, but professors at the former say it's headed down the same path as the latter, with dissenting faculty members dismissed and trustees showing up at search committee meetings.

New study suggests that faculty development has a demonstrable impact on student learning

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Studies of faculty development efforts at a liberal arts college and a land-grant university suggest the programs can have an impact on student outcomes.

New book discusses self-stratification among black academics

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New book discusses self-stratification among black academics.

Hashtag unites adjuncts and tenure-line professors over work-life balance and other issues

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Adjuncts and tenure-line faculty members unite on Twitter under #realacademicbios to pull back the curtain on their emotional lives. 

Study suggests faculty members are disproportionately likely to be gay

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A new analysis suggests that's the case, and that academic work -- at once solitary and social in nature -- makes it particularly attractive to those who are not straight.

Does the new crop of first adjunct union contracts include meaningful gains?

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Northeastern is latest university where first contract with adjunct union has included substantial salary increases and other key benefits -- such as payments for classes that colleges cancel.

Can statements of faith be compatible with academic freedom?

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Wheaton of Illinois is seeking to fire a professor for violating its statement of faith. Conflict draws attention to such statements, and renews debate on whether they are compatible with academic freedom.

Politician proposes law to prevent harassers being passed from one institution to another

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U.S. representative shares a previously confidential report about sexual harassment by an astronomy professor who went on to teach elsewhere and announces plan to require colleges to tell other institutions about such findings.

Historians debate the value and place for Confederate monuments and other symbols

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Historians debate the value and place for Confederate monuments, memorials and other symbols.

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