20 avril 2019

U of California Academic Researchers Unionize

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Academic researchers within the University of California system, who have formed a union affiliated with the United Auto Workers, reached an agreement with the administration about their new kind of unit. Project scientists, specialists, professional researchers and coordinators of public programs will be included. More...

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A Male Professor, Wronged by Title IX?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A former professor at University of the Arts says he was terminated without a hearing after a biased investigation based on allegations that he greeted one colleague at a meeting with a kiss and mistakenly gave another a hotel room key instead of a business card. More...

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Honoring an Alleged Harasser

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A Duke U Ph.D., now a professor at U of Oklahoma, wants to know why a professor at Duke facing multiple harassment allegations -- including hers -- was honored by the university and on her former department's social media. More...

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U of Illinois Chicago Grad Assistants End Strike

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Graduate assistants at the University of Illinois at Chicago reached a deal with their administration Friday, ending their two-week strike. More...

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‘The Time for Engagement’

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Does academic freedom have a future? Nobody has a crystal ball. But as former vice president of the American Association of University Professors and longtime chair of its committee on academic freedom and tenure, Henry Reichman is particularly well suited to ponder the question. More...

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Faculty Salaries Stay Flat

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. AAUP study finds small gains in faculty salaries, offset by inflation, for the third year in a row. View lists of the colleges with the highest salaries. Plus our exclusive database of the AAUP data. More...

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Cuts Reversed at Stevens Point

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Wisconsin campus that became the poster child for gutting liberal arts disciplines won't make those cuts after all. More...

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Faculty Salaries Up 1.7%

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Hottest field for new faculty hires over the past year is health professions, as some 1,410 new assistant professors picked up jobs, according to new data from CUPA-HR. More...

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Princeton's Faculty Votes to Ban Professor-Graduate Student Relationships

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Princeton University’s faculty this week approved a policy prohibiting professors from initiating or engaging in romantic or sexual relationships with graduate students, the institution announced. More...

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Science vs. Security

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Over past 18 months, the White House, federal agencies and Congress have all signaled concerns about theft of sensitive academic research by foreign competitors. Here's what's been happening. More...

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