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. Before that, she covered government and land use issues for the Greenwich Time and Hersam Acorn 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 as part of the New York City Teaching Fellows program. 

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Most Recent Articles

June 4, 2018
Northwestern University settled Friday with a man who said he was wrongly convicted in a double murder case following attention from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism.
June 4, 2018
A faculty group at the Catholic University of America voted no confidence in President John Garvey and Provost Andrew Abela last week, according to the National Catholic Reporter. The Faculty Assembly vote tally regarding Garvey was 62 to 0 with one abstention. The vote of no confidence in Abela was 63 to 0, with two abstentions. (The assembly is distinct from the official Academic Senate, of which Abela is part.)
June 4, 2018
British historian Niall Ferguson resigned from his senior role in a speaker series called Cardinal Conversations at Stanford University, after leaked emails showed that he’d asked his research assistant and Republican students to conduct “opposition research” on another student activist, SFGate reported.
June 1, 2018
Police charged a Boston man with threat to commit assault and civil rights violations this week, months after he allegedly threatened a Bridgewater State University professor about his social media comments.
May 31, 2018
Savannah State professors object to a new, unwritten policy judging their teaching effectiveness by how many D or F grades they give.
May 30, 2018
National Academies report urges program data transparency and a focus on core competencies.
May 30, 2018
After pushback from professors, the members of the University of Wyoming’s Board of Trustees and Faculty Senate reached an agreement on the board’s proposed changes to institutional regulations, the university announced.
May 29, 2018
Rift among feminist scholars raises issue of how Me Too movement plays out when accused has been important voice in Latino literature -- and may be facing more criticism than white authors accused of worse.
May 25, 2018
San Diego State's provost resigns suddenly, and an unusual email he wrote to a former professor surfaces.
May 24, 2018
Academe sees a new wave of faculty-student dating bans in the era of Me Too. 


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