21 avril 2018

Furor Over Professor Who Called Barbara Bush Racist

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. After initially appearing to defend the free speech of Randa Jarrar, an associate professor of English who tweeted that the late former first lady Barbara Bush was “an amazing racist” who raised a “war criminal,” Fresno State University said Wednesday that it would investigate her. More...

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Editorial Malpractice?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The editor of a prestigious political science journal uses its website to deny harassment allegations against him, prompting the Midwest Political Science Association to take action critics say it should have taken months ago. More...

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Closing Academic Publishing's Gender Gap

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Academic publishing’s gender gap is likely to continue for generations, especially in certain fields, according to a new analysis of 10 million science, technology, engineering and math-related papers published in nearly 6,000 journals worldwide over the last 15 years. More...

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Harassment, Humiliation and Sexism, Ignored for Years

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. At Utah State, one professor is out and reforms are pledged for a piano program where misconduct was tolerated. More...

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Confederate Sympathizer on Blast

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Florida Atlantic professor faces opposition from students after his essays blaming "black supremacy" for slavery and generally defending the Confederacy surface. More...

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UT Austin Won't Move Fine Arts Library Collection

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The University of Texas at Austin will not move tens of thousands more items out of the Fine Arts Library to repurpose the fifth-floor stack space, it announced Friday. More...

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No Deal on Business Major

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Facing opposition from some students and fellow professors, architects of a proposed undergraduate business major at the University of Chicago have withdrawn their plan from consideration by faculty peers. More...

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Questions About Job Candidate's Past

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Anonymous faculty members at NC State object to candidate for professorship who was ousted from a prior position at Ohio State over financial misconduct and other concerns. More...

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Faculty Salaries Up 3%

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. AAUP's annual report on faculty compensation takes on salary compression, gender inequality and more. Explore our exclusive database of AAUP faculty pay at 1,000 institutions. More...

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Diversifying a Classic Humanities Course

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Responding to student criticism that its foundational humanities course is too “white” and “Eurocentric,” Reed College announces overhaul of the syllabus and format. More...

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