22 juillet 2018

AAUP Censure for Nebraska

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. AAUP censures Nebraska-Lincoln for alleged violations of academic freedom in Courtney Lawton case. Iowa and Stillman removed from lists of sanctioned and censured institutions. More...

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More Faculty Departures at Rochester

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Two more professors involved in a legal case against the University of Rochester over its handling of the Florian Jaeger case have resigned. More...

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Anthropology Journal's Editorial Board Responds to Abuse Allegations

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Past and present members of HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory’s editorial board published an open letter Monday expressing “concern for some disturbing news regarding the journal’s leadership.” The letter cited prior reporting from Inside Higher Ed about allegations that the journal’s longtime editor-in-chief, Giovanni Da Col, a research associate in anthropology and sociology at the University of London, harassed and assaulted journal staff members. More...

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Help That Hurts Women

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Study finds recommendation letters for academic jobs signal doubt about female applicants more than they do for men, with real, negative effects on their job chances. More...

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Technology Transfer Support Benefits Women

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A forthcoming study in Technology and Innovation, the journal of the National Academy of Inventors, suggests that women benefit from technology transfer support efforts. More...

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Making 'The Case for Colonialism,' Anew

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Eight months after it was withdrawn from Third World Quarterly amid threats to its author and the journal's editor and questions about why it was published in the first place, an article arguing in favor of colonialism has been published again. More...

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State Audit Says U California Paid $4.5 Million in Harassment Settlements

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A state audit released Thursday said the University of California campuses at Berkeley, Los Angeles and Davis did not consistently discipline faculty members accused of sexual harassment, the Los Angeles Times reported. More...

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Brown Agrees to Grad Union Election Terms

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Brown University and its would-be graduate student union on Thursday announced their agreement on terms for a possible union election, outside of National Labor Relations Board channels. More...

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U Michigan Lecturers Win Big Raises in Tentative Contract

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The American Federation of Teachers-affiliated lecturers’ union for the University of Michigan’s campuses at Flint, Ann Arbor and Dearborn reached a tentative contract agreement that includes substantial increases for minimum pay and equity adjustments depending on length of service. More...

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Restructuring Tenure Away

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Vermont Law School plans to cut professors' tenure to deal with budgetary concerns. Skeptics wonder if it will hurt the institution more than it helps. More...

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