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

July 26, 2017
Who says lab work is just for natural scientists? Interdisciplinary social sciences lab at Northeastern U challenges prevailing norms.
July 26, 2017
College of Arts and Sciences faculty members at the University of Colorado at Boulder want another, external search for a new dean, according to the Daily Camera. Faculty members, in a memo to administrators, reportedly said they were not consulted by Provost Russell Moore on the pick of Jim White, professor of geological sciences at Boulder, as their new dean. They also object to Moore calling White’s three-year term an “interim” appointment.
July 25, 2017
Three years after Steven Salaita lost a promised tenured position in American Indian studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign over the tone of his anti-Israel tweets, he’s leaving academe.
July 25, 2017
Article sparks new round of criticism of the costs associated with academic conferences.
July 24, 2017
Divisions within the journal’s editorial board, sparked by an article on transgenderism, lead to the resignations of top editors and suspension of associate editorial board.
July 21, 2017
Conservative website used photo of someone else raising both middle fingers to Trump Tower.
July 20, 2017
New book seeks to round out the trigger warning debate with competing histories of the trend and case studies from the classroom.
July 19, 2017
Brigham Young University, Idaho, terminated an adjunct professor of political science after she criticized the position the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints holds on same-sex relationships on her Facebook page, then refused to remove the post, according to KUTV.
July 19, 2017
Cal State Fullerton reinstates part-time professor after arbitrator finds no evidence that he attempted to hit a student at a pro-Trump event, as was alleged when he was fired by the university.
July 18, 2017
Wentworth Military Academy and College, now defunct, reportedly can’t afford to pay its former faculty members, as it previously promised. Michael Lierman, college president, told faculty members via email in mid-May that they’d continue being paid until the end of their contracts, and the campus closed two weeks later, according to the Associated Press.


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