Faculty

Faculty
Sep 25, 2020
Videoconferencing provider refuses to stream a university event featuring a member of a terrorist organization. Academic freedom hawks see virtual teaching platforms as a new front in the fight for faculty rights.

Surveys

Oct. 23, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of College and University Faculty Workplace Engagement is a new survey exploring professors' views on how engaged they are. The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.

A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Thursday, Nov. 19, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman conducted a webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To view the webinar, please click here.

The survey was made possible in part by financial support from TIAA-CREF.

Booklets

"Evolving Faculty Careers" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand booklet.

The compilation of articles can be downloaded, free, here.

On Thursday, April 12, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. You may view a recording of the webcast here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Top Hat.

Archive

September 25, 2020

Videoconferencing provider refuses to stream a university event featuring a member of a terrorist organization. Academic freedom hawks see virtual teaching platforms as a new front in the fight for faculty rights.

September 23, 2020

Scott Atlas, White House adviser on coronavirus, threatens to sue colleagues back at Stanford who spoke out against his approach.

September 16, 2020

University of Chicago English says it's only admitting Black studies Ph.D. candidates for 2021 admissions cycle, citing Black Lives Matter and the field's complicated history with regard to race.

September 14, 2020

Professors say faculty burnout is always a real threat, but especially now, and that institutions should act before it’s too late.

September 10, 2020

Jessica Krug resigns from George Washington as a graduate student from her alma mater also admits to being dishonest about racial identity.

September 9, 2020

Academics across the U.S. strike and teach for racial justice and an end to police violence against people of color.

September 8, 2020

Professor suspended for saying a Chinese word that sounds like a racial slur in English.

September 4, 2020

Prominent scholar outs herself as white just as she faced exposure for presenting herself as Black.

September 3, 2020

University of Iowa students and faculty members stage “sickout” to protest campus reopening plan.

August 31, 2020

When it comes to their students testing positive for COVID-19, professors say they have a right to know and share the information how they deem appropriate. Colleges want to keep those cases close to the vest.

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