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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April 6, 2016
New study suggests that narcissistic business students thrive under narcissistic professors, while less narcissistic students suffer, to the detriment of all.
April 5, 2016
Faculty and students protest return of professor accused of harassment and assault to campus after a one-term unpaid leave.
April 4, 2016
Work at a regional public university? You'll earn more at a unionized, large urban institution, according to new analysis of faculty salaries.
April 4, 2016
The University of Wyoming Faculty Senate voted down a controversial proposal for a new professor of practice faculty track last week, the Casper Star-Tribune reported. The measure failed 28 to 18.
April 4, 2016
A professor of history at Villanova University was charged with 415 child pornography-related counts, after the campus tipped off police to his computer activity, according to CBS News. Christopher Haas, 60, reportedly was observed watching child pornography on his computer in a campus hall by Villanova security personnel. He’s been barred from campus and is in jail on $50,000 bail.
April 1, 2016
The Association of American Medical Colleges, the Association of American Universities and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities have deep concerns about a congressional panel’s plan to subpoena universities for the names of faculty members, graduate students and other personnel involved in fetal tissue research.
March 31, 2016
New MLA Handbook seeks to make citing sources from a variety of media easier and more commonsensical.
March 30, 2016
New book-length study details realties of being a conservative professor in the overwhelmingly progressive humanities and social sciences. While many see bias and periodic slights, many are also succeeding.
March 25, 2016
Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego did not mislead a graduate who said the institution made false promises about her career prospects, a jury found Thursday. Former student Anna Alaburda claimed that the college used inflated job placement data -- mainly by including part-time and nonlegal work obtained by graduates -- to lure her to the school, according to the Associated Press.
March 25, 2016
Congressional inquiry seeks the names and identities of academics, including graduate students, prompting criticism from scholars who say the probe is more about intimidation than information.

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