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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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.
November 2, 2015
A regional National Labor Relations Board office rejected Columbia University graduate student workers’ petition to hold a uni
November 2, 2015
University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross has come under fire from faculty and a high-profile administrator for his changing stance on how the system should address tenure in light of recent changes to its legal status in the state.
October 30, 2015
One, two, three -- sold to the lowest bidder? State College of Florida at Manatee-Sarasota is considering making faculty hiring decisions based in part on how low an instructor is willing to go on salary.
October 30, 2015
Non-tenure-track instructors at the University of Chicago have petitioned the National Labor Relations Board to vote on whether to form a collective bargaining unit affiliated with Service Employees International Union, they announced Thursday. SEIU adjunct union drives also are under way at the University of Washington, the University of Southern California and Duke University. A spokesman for Chicago said the university had no immediate comment.
October 29, 2015
When a college eliminates its only positions for philosophy and American literature, but adds a slot for music therapy, has it changed its mission?
October 27, 2015
Graduate students' analysis of interdisciplinary jobs ads suggest that many jobs aren't truly interdisciplinary, but those that are tend to be linked to dedicated centers or clusters.


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