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Student's protest of acting professor's comments about 'short shorts' spark conversations whether it's ever OK to comment on students' attire

A student's protest of an acting professor's comments about her "short shorts" sparks conversations about dress codes -- and whether it's ever OK for faculty members to comment on students' attire.

Koch agreements with George Mason gave foundation role in faculty hiring and oversight

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George Mason says some of its past donor agreements with Charles Koch Foundation have afforded the organization a say in faculty appointments, in violation of the norms of academic freedom.

Prominent psychologist resigns as journal editor over allegations over self-citation

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Prominent psychologist apologizes and resigns as journal editor over allegations of aggressive self-citation and more.

Randa Jarrar case at Fresno State has attracted national attention, much of it arguably undue

Randa Jarrar's case at Cal State Fresno has attracted national attention, much of it arguably undue. Will she be punished? It's hard to say, given academe's unpredictable track record on discipline for faculty social media snafus.

Nonprofits poised to unseat U of Phoenix as the largest online university

The University of Phoenix’s online enrollment plummets while Western Governors and Southern New Hampshire near 100,000 students as they vie to rule the roost.

Interest in Tenn.'s tuition-free program for adult students exceeds expectations

The state expands tuition-free scholarship beyond traditional-age students -- as other states follow suit -- and gets a larger than anticipated response from adult workers.

Labor Department answers questions on academic employees and overtime

Labor Department answers questions about who gets overtime and who doesn't, with online instructors, among others, now no longer eligible.

Responding to student criticism that its foundational humanities course is too white, Reed College announces changes

Responding to student criticism that its foundational humanities course is too “white” and “Eurocentric,” Reed College announces overhaul of the syllabus and format.

AAUP's annual report on faculty compensation takes on salary compression and more

AAUP's annual report on faculty compensation takes on salary compression, gender inequality and more. Explore our exclusive database of AAUP faculty pay at 1,000 institutions.

Chicago's proposed undergraduate business major was short-lived

Chicago's proposed undergraduate business major was short-lived, but the economics faculty found a way to save it, as a new "track."

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