Mar 15, 2018
Penn says Amy Wax will no longer teach required first-year courses after another widely criticized set of comments about race -- this time about black law students at the university -- comes to light.


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January 2, 2018

“Sizable minority” of women have experienced inappropriate treatment at annual political science event, association survey finds.

December 21, 2017

Most Dutch universities are missing goals for hiring increased share of female faculty members.

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 20, 2017

Paper in The French Review titled “Islamism’s Conquest of the French Republic” draws outcry, not only on charges of Islamophobia, but on its scholarly merit. An editor who joined in criticism is fired.

December 20, 2017

A departmental committee told a professor he had to teach Judith Butler in his class in the name of gender balance. He refused. As for Butler, she doesn’t want her work forced on him.

December 19, 2017

Study finds that men speak twice as often as women do at colloquiums, a difference that can't be explained away by rank, speaker pool composition or women's interest in giving talks.

December 15, 2017

Sam Olens, a controversial pick for president of Kennesaw State last year, has resigned following inquiries into how he handled protests related to the national anthem.

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.

December 11, 2017

Rutgers professor who was prolifically anti-Semitic on social media is removed from teaching required courses and from a campus leadership post.

December 8, 2017

What can a crowdsourced survey of sexual harassment in academe tell us about the problem?


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