05 juillet 2019

Guilford's Gamble

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Guilford College is changing the way it does most everything in an effort to stem its enrollment decline. But officials say it is also leaning in to its mission. More...

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#betterposter

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. There's a movement for better posters at science conferences. But are they really better? And how does poster push relate to the ongoing campaign for open science. More...

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Much Ado About Iboga

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. How this rare plant could cost two long-serving Miami U professors their careers.
Two professors at Miami University are suddenly at risk of losing their jobs over a plant that has been in their collection for over a decade. More...

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Punishing Alleged Violations of Tenure, Academic Freedom and Governance

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. AAUP votes to censure or sanction three institutions at its annual meeting. Idaho State removed from sanction list. More...

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Diversity as a Course Requirement

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Professor says his course proposal on conservative political thought was rejected because it doesn't advance diversity as it's widely understood. He thinks that's wrong. More...

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‘I Want to Get the Truth Out’

HomeBy Colleen FlahertyProfessor sues Wesleyan U, saying it failed to act against students who falsely called him a "sexual predator" for two years. More...

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Taking Matters Into Their Own Hands

HomeBy Colleen FlahertyRoosevelt U students take to social media to complain about a professor of theater they say has long been "abusive." More...

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Sociologists' Recommendations on Contingent Faculty

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The American Sociological Association in a new report urges institutions to commit to “maximum feasible equity for contingent faculty.” Specific recommendations to that end include that “pay should be proportional to work done” and job offers be provided well in advance of starting dates. More...

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Allegations of Different Tenure Standards

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Appeals court reinstates a long-standing tenure denial case brought by a black law professor against a predominantly black university. A key issue is how much deference colleges deserve on academic matters. More...

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Past as Present

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A Columbia law adjunct is the latest person to leave a place in academe following the release of a new film on the Central Park Five. More...

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