01 novembre 2018

UC San Francisco Settles With Former Postdoc

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The University of California, San Francisco, settled with a former postdoctoral researcher for $150,000 after she sued it, saying a high-profile tobacco researcher harassed her. More...

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No Process Is Not Due Process

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. AAUP says St. Edward's U flouted norms surrounding shared governance, due process and academic freedom when it dismissed two "squeaky wheel" professors and didn't renew a third. University says otherwise. More...

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Grad Students’ ‘Fight for $15’

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Graduate student assistants at campuses across the U.S. are pushing for $15 per hour, what they call a minimum living wage. Many labor for far less, but Emory recently upped stipends to effectively meet that target. More...

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Accused Caviar-Running Professor Retires

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A research professor of fisheries at the University of Georgia is retiring as he is accused of profiting from the sale of caviar harvested from campus-owned sturgeon, the Athens Banner-Herald reported. More...

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The No-Theme Conference

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Historians announce their 2020 annual meeting won't have a general theme, to avoid "acrobatics" to fit it. Some like the idea and say that themes are pointless, while others say framing topics help make meetings and even disciplines more cohesive. More...

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The Case Against Alphabetical Naming of Authors

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. New study suggests that the practice -- dominant in some fields -- unfairly penalizes those whose last names are at the end. More...

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Should Professors Teach More to Avoid Program Cuts?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. At one campus doing so, many adjuncts will lose positions, but departments aren't being eliminated. More...

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Dispute Over Faculty Representation on UVA Board

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The executive committee of the American Association of University Professors chapter at the University of Virginia objects to the process by which the institution’s governing Board of Visitors appointed its faculty representative this year. More...

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A Non-Tenure-Track Profession?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Some 73 percent of all faculty positions are off the tenure track, according to a new analysis of federal data by the American Association of University Professors. More...

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Asking Essential Questions at Ursinus

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. College doubles down on its residential liberal arts mission with new core curriculum. More...

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