02 avril 2019

Survey of Campus Lactation Spaces

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A new study of dedicated lactation spaces in U.S. colleges and universities, published in Breastfeeding Medicine, finds that nearly all (94 percent) of 105 institutional respondents to a survey had a least one such space. More...

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The Case for Disciplining Faculty Harassers

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Slapping faculty harassers on the wrists compromises the comprehensive prevention to which institutions are legally and ethically bound, according to a new paper. More...

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When Students Want to Review a Tenured Professor

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A group of student activists at Sarah Lawrence College want the tenure of a conservative professor of political science reviewed, and they want to do the reviewing. More...

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Uncertainty for Non-Tenure-Track Unions

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Federal appellate court decision could make it harder for adjuncts to form unions at private institutions, especially those adjuncts who want more of a say in institutional decision making. More...

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More Notice for Non-Tenure-Track Professors in Missouri

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The University of Missouri System this week released new guidelines for hiring non-tenure-track research and teaching professors who have served five years or more, saying that these faculty members must be given one year’s notice if they won’t be rehired. Previously, the standard was three months’ notice. More...

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The Admissions Scandal and a Service for Ph.D.s

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Popular alternative-academic career platform was bought last year by the foundation behind the recently uncovered undergraduate admissions scheme. More...

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No St. Paddy's Day Part II at U of Dayton

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Post-St. Patrick's Day will be business as usual at the University of Dayton, which advised its professors not to cancel classes today and to “set high expectations for class attendance,” such as by scheduling quizzes or tests during class time -- and warning students to be sober. More...

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Coercion of Grads, and Now IP Theft?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Former professor at Missouri Kansas City, who's accused of forcing graduate students to work at his home, is now accused of stealing a grad student's work and profiting from it. More...

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What Faculty Members Think

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Major survey shows that professors worry about discrimination but aren't prepared to deal with classroom conflicts over diversity. Other findings touch on mentoring, pay and politics. More...

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Adjunct Faculty: Finances and Retirement Saving

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Nearly 90 percent of adjunct faculty members say they are saving, most commonly for retirement and building a financial emergency fund, according to a new report from TIAA Institute. TIAA’s 2018 Adjunct Faculty Survey also found that one-third of adjunct professors have contributed to a retirement plan offered by one of their institutions. More...

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