Debate at U. of Chicago raises question: Are graduate students who are breastfeeding mothers entitled to a private place to pump?
MLA's annual jobs report shows dips in hiring for both English and foreign languages.
Do male professors need and seek out attention from their female students? A popular feminist blogger thinks so, as do many of her Twitter followers.
Several professors recently have come under fire for communications with students they intended to remain private. But little is private in the Internet age, experts say.
Professors approaching the end of their careers say that they are ready financially, survey finds, but relatively few have figured out their needs. And younger faculty know they don't have it figured out.
Recent sanctions by colleges against faculty members have some calling for renewed discussion of when a professor should and shouldn't be removed from duty.
Eastern Washington U. and its faculty union agree to base professors' raises on how much above or below the market they are in their disciplines.
A professor's e-mail to students he thought were minority raises the question of whether help should ever be offered only to that subset of a course's students.
Creative writing professor at Michigan State crossed line from free expression to disrespect on the first day of class, administrators say. Faculty advocates say he's entitled to hearing before peers.
Professors overwhelmingly voted for Obama twice. But five years into his presidency, few faculty leaders are surprised that they disagree strongly with his plan for higher ed reform.
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