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 22, 2016
New website seeks to register professors accused of liberal bias and “anti-American values.”
November 21, 2016
At San Francisco State, professors allege a pattern of ignoring promises made to recruit or retain faculty members.
November 21, 2016
A group of University of California, Berkeley, current and former students is asking administrators, including Chancellor Nicholas Dirks, and members of the Academic Senate’s Committee on Privilege and Tenure to “withhold judgment” regarding a professor accused of sexual harassment.
November 18, 2016
Study suggests Ph.D. supply isn't the problem when it comes to diversifying the professoriate.
November 17, 2016
Colleges don’t tell students that professors are being investigated for -- or even had been found guilty of -- harassment. Berkeley grad students demand change in this practice.
November 16, 2016
College fires Joy Karega, effective immediately, following an investigation into her anti-Semitic statements on social media.
November 15, 2016
Another professor at the University of California, Berkeley, has been found guilty of sexually harassing a student in violation of institutional rules, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
November 15, 2016
An assistant clinical professor of liberal studies at New York University who he said he was strongly encouraged by administrators to take leave after it was revealed he tweeting anonymously as “Deplorable NYU Prof” has been promoted.
November 15, 2016
Book argues that faculty’s diminishing influence puts higher education at risk. Suggested interventions include changing tenure to save it -- namely by ending it for professors at 70 years of age.
November 10, 2016
In Trump's win, professors see threats to science and academic freedom -- but also an opportunity to connect with students.


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