Colleen Flaherty

Colleen Flaherty, Reporter, covers faculty issues for Inside Higher Ed. Prior to joining the publication in 2012, Colleen was military editor at The Killeen Daily Herald, outside Fort Hood, Texas. She also has covered government and land use issues for newspapers in her home state of Connecticut. After graduating from McGill University in Montreal in 2005 with a degree in English literature, Colleen taught English and English as a second language in public schools in the Bronx, N.Y. She earned her M.S.Ed. from City University of New York Lehman College in 2008.

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Most Recent Articles

November 16, 2015
Political scientists debate standards adopted by leading publications.
November 13, 2015
Teaching assistants at the University of Wisconsin at Madison are planning to protest next week over a proposed restructuring of their working conditions and compensation. The students say they were not consulted, but rather learned of the plans to cap their maximum workload at 20 hours from emails directed to faculty members and administrators. The Teaching Assistants’ Association alleges the changes constitute a violation of the university’s promise to uphold its labor contract even after 2011 legislation pushed by Governor Scott Walker challenging public employee unions.
November 13, 2015
U of Illinois settles with professor unhired for his controversial remarks on Twitter. He'll get cash but not the job he wanted.
November 12, 2015
Leaders of U of Kansas, trying to avoid becoming the next U of Missouri, hold intense, lengthy meeting with hundreds of minority students. Can the university deliver what they want?
November 10, 2015
The former Rutgers University professor of philosophy found guilty last month of sexually assaulting a disabled man is seeking to throw out her conviction, the Associated Press reported.
November 4, 2015
In an unexpected move, a Northwestern professor found guilty of sexual harassment resigns during his termination hearing.
November 4, 2015
Harris-Stowe State University must pay a former full-time education instructor $4.85 million in damages related to her racial bias claims, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. A St. Louis circuit court ruled that the historically black university discriminated against Beverly Wilkins, who is white, when it fired her in 2010.
November 3, 2015
Madison faculty members are trying to restore in university policy what Governor Scott Walker and Republican legislators took away. Will the plan work?
November 2, 2015
Study suggests that instructional spending pays off in the long run, in terms of student employment outcomes.
November 2, 2015
National survey shines light on previously ignored concerns about working conditions of non-tenure-track faculty members.


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