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.
In the backlash over Cary Nelson backing the U. of Illinois for denying a job to a controversial scholar, no one is more surprised at the outrage than Cary Nelson.
Some centers dedicated to teaching and learning have closed as a result of budget cuts. But the field is one of growth over all, experts say.
FOIA requests regarding (another) U. of Virginia professor's research raise questions about email privacy and academic freedom yet again. And this time, the professor happens to be married to the university's president.
Faculty salaries outpace inflation, according to a new AAUP report, which notes many lingering economic challenges. Plus lists of the institutions with the highest salaries.
What do academic departments risk when they're not perceived as being "flexible" enough to accommodate work-family balance? A lot -- and not only parents feel the pinch, a new study suggests.
Faculty at the U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are divided over a unionization drive, and watching stalled negotiations at university's Chicago campus.
Death of department chair at Texas A&M -- a prominent figure in rhetoric nationally -- leaves scholars with more questions than answers.
In the first result of a multistate investigation into for-profit colleges, state attorneys general announce a settlement -- with a marketing company.
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