New study shows that professors are delaying retirement or not planning to retire at all, due to both professional and economic reasons.
Study challenges assumption that professors have become more lenient in evaluating students, or that their grades have less "signaling" power. Another researcher challenges paper as inaccurate.
Sliding enrollments at for-profit colleges mean less work for adjuncts who teach online. And these faculty cutbacks happen quietly, and sometimes without much warning.
Study questions the relationship between how much colleges spend on education, and the quality of education that they provide.
The more financial support parents provide for college costs, the lower their children's grades, national study finds.
In an unusual twist, a Texas Tech professor is suing the university for allegedly denying him high-profile jobs based on his skepticism of a status most faculty members want.
Proposed policy at Florida Gulf Coast U. raises question of what a university is entitled to track about every professor.
Temple was the first institution to offer a doctorate in African-American studies and has seen heated debates over the discipline's direction. The rejection of the department's choice as chair has set off a new controversy.
U. of Missouri at Columbia considers becoming the latest institution where shared governance includes those off the tenure track.
Study finds a significant decline over the last 20 years in number of institutions whose missions align with the sector.
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