01 novembre 2018

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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Jury Awards Professor $1.3M in Age Bias Case

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. American University discriminated against a former professor on the basis of her age when it denied her tenure, a unanimous jury in Washington Superior Court found Monday. The professor, Loubna Skalli-Hanna, who now teaches Middle Eastern studies off the tenure track at the University of California Washington Center, applied for tenure at American in 2013. More...

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Economists Address Allegations Against Elected Officer

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The American Economic Association’s Executive Committee addressed allegations of harassment against a recently elected candidate for internal office. “It has come to our attention that one of the recently elected candidates [is] the subject of allegations, being accused of creating a hostile work environment,” the committee said in a statement, denying that either it or the association's nominating committee knew of the allegations ahead of the nomination. More...

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No Regrets

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Large-scale humanities Ph.D. tracking effort finds most would do it all over again, if given the choice, and that these Ph.D.s believe their programs prepared them for diverse career paths, especially after the first few years following graduation. More...

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UT Knoxville Faculty Senate Opposes Posttenure Review Policy

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The Faculty Senate at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville unanimously approved a resolution asking the university system’s Board of Trustees to rethink a controversial posttenure review policy, Knox News reported. More...

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Emory Ups Base Graduate Stipend by 29%

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Emory University is increasing its base graduate student stipend in the Laney Graduate School from $24,000 to $31,000 as part of a bigger academic excellence initiative, it announced this week. The move represents an investment of $40 million spanning five years. More...

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