13 juillet 2017

Threats for What She Didn’t Say

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Professor’s essay about the original color of classical statues is mocked by conservative websites -- and then she receives online threats. More...

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Off and On the Censure List

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. AAUP, with some dissent, lifts censure of Illinois over Salaita case. Spalding U and Community College of Aurora are added for what association sees as violations of academic freedom. More...

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Questions on Professionalism and Personal Gain

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Scholar who is popular speaker nationwide is ousted from center directorship and resigns faculty job at Ohio State, amid allegations of misconduct. More...

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Suspended for Standing Up to Fox News?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Essex County College allegedly suspends a communications adjunct for comments about race on Fox News, but she’s fighting back with the tools of her trade. More...

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A Course Too Hot to Handle?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Three years after a major report revealed the scope of academic fraud at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -- 3,100 students over two decades, many of them athletes -- some allege the university may still be trying to cover it up. More...

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New Face of the MLA

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Modern Language Association taps Paula Krebs, dean at Bridgewater State and longtime humanities advocate, as new executive director. More...

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Young, Promising and Underfunded

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. New analysis suggests that age bias is at play in a reduction of federal funding to early-career researchers and recommends addressing it by redirecting grant monies. More...

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Professor Clarifies Comment About Indian-American Spelling Bee Winner

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Roxanne Vaughan, a professor of biomedical sciences at the University of North Dakota, is reportedly “under fire” over a misinterpreted Facebook comment about Ananya Vinay, the 12-year-old winner of the 2017 U.S. Scripps National Spelling Bee. More...

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Case Against Tenure

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Federal appeals court revives professor’s case against Texas Tech, which he says retaliated against him over his anti-tenure views. More...

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Court Sides With Former Harris-Stowe Professor Who Says She Was Fired for Being White

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A three-judge panel of the Missouri Court of Appeals this week affirmed a 2015 jury verdict that awarded $4.85 million to Beverly Wilkins, a former instructor of education at historically black Harris-Stowe State University who claimed she was fired because she is white, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. More...

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