Mar 09, 2018
Texas Tech professor who says he was retaliated against for speaking out against tenure as stifling to academic innovation may proceed to trial in his case against the institution, a state appeals court rules.


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December 20, 2017

New study of economics professors' research effort and impact says they're not exactly "swinging for the fences" after getting tenure.

December 13, 2017

University of Arkansas professors want to stall a vote on system policy changes they say would upend the definition of tenure. Many fear the system is trying to focus on the vague concept of collegiality.

November 21, 2017

Full-time jobs in English and languages continue to decline, reaching a new low, says preliminary annual jobs report from the Modern Language Association.

November 6, 2017

Indiana appeals court sides with Purdue Calumet in professor’s free speech lawsuit.

October 31, 2017

Could postdoc unions be the next big thing in collective bargaining among academics? Recent filing at University of Washington could be beginning of a new round of organizing.

October 27, 2017

Recalling a case at Oberlin College, Rutgers investigates a professor for anti-Semitic Facebook comments he says he can't be sure he made.

October 25, 2017

Sociology has reputation for diversity and inclusion, including at its conferences. So a preliminary, nearly all-male list of featured speakers for an upcoming meeting sparked criticism -- and backlash over gender equity and collegiality.

October 20, 2017

Penn grad student says she’s under fire on campus and off for using a teaching technique that involves specifically calling on students from underrepresented groups.

October 19, 2017

Professors at Purdue accuse President Mitch Daniels of deflecting attention away from his “inaction” on white supremacy on campus by smearing a professor’s reputation.

October 11, 2017

Students storm a professor’s class at Columbia to protest the university’s handling of rape cases. It’s unclear if the students involved will face consequences.


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