Writing instructors at Conference on College Composition and Communication talk about teaching about racism and white privilege -- and the political and career risks they face for doing so.
At annual meeting, historians discuss ways to engage students on protests in Ferguson, Mo., and elsewhere.
National Academies report sees system in disarray and calls for better pay, more mentoring and speedier path to their own labs.
Survey of undergraduate instructors suggests increased attention on student-centered teaching and ongoing concerns about diversity and adjunct working conditions.
Panel criticizes American Studies Association's year-old academic boycott of Israel at body's annual meeting. And the panelists in turn are criticized.
Adjuncts at Tufts say their first union contract, which includes significant pay and job security gains and a right to be interviewed for full-time positions, could be a model for new unions in negotiations elsewhere.
The American Psychological Association objects to a new book's portrayal of its role in government-sponsored enhanced interrogation practices in post-9/11 years.
Is making a practical case for the liberal arts necessary, or a trap? Attendees at St. John's College conference differ in their opinions.
New books on academic freedom and free speech argue that the most serious threats to academic freedom and free speech are coming from within higher education.
As Berkeley chancellor joins those calling for more civility in academe, faculty critics see an attack on academic freedom.
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