26 octobre 2019

Winning Tenure, in Court

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. California appeals court sides with professor in tenure-denial case, agreeing that San Francisco State retaliated against her for speaking out about bullying and possible discrimination. More...

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Harvard Professor Gets Anonymous Hate Note

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. An unnamed professor at Harvard University received an anonymous note on her office door that wished her “ill” and expressed racist views. More...

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More on Economists' Climate Survey

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The American Economic Association on Thursday released the final version of its climate survey report. Much of the information was previously shared in a summary report, released in May. More...

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‘Difficult Conversations’

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. What does it mean when the National Communication Association shuts down discussions on its Listserv. More...

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Professor Banned for Saying He'd Shoot Students

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Wagner College banned an associate professor of psychology from campus indefinitely for making threatening remarks against students, according to SILive.com. More...

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Ruling Out Grad Unions

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Trump-era labor board wants to make it that much harder for graduate students on private college campuses to form unions. Some say it's overreach. More...

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25 octobre 2019

India Warned on Academic Freedom

HomeBy Joyce Lau for Times Higher Education. India has been warned that it will struggle to achieve its higher education development goals if it does not take significant steps to guarantee academic freedom. More...

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Hong Kong Protests Spread to Taiwan

HomeBy Joyce Lau for Times Higher EducationTaiwanese universities have been hit by a wave of vandalism and campus unrest as tensions between mainland Chinese and Hong Kong students hit new heights. More...

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A British DARPA

HomeBy John Morgan for Times Higher Education. Academics have expressed concern about plans announced by Britain's Conservative government to create a new funding agency modeled on the U.S. research organization that created the forerunner to the internet. More...

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The Tory Manifesto

HomeBy John Morgan for Times Higher Education. Conservative priorities on English university policy for a general election manifesto or beyond will include targeting “low-value higher education,” it has been suggested, as Tory ministers look set to reject a review’s plans to lower tuition fees. More...

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