Jul 14, 2020
Study finds the concept of faculty fit in hiring is vague and potentially detrimental to diversity efforts.


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.


"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.


July 14, 2020

Study finds the concept of faculty fit in hiring is vague and potentially detrimental to diversity efforts.

June 30, 2020

Professors across institutions increasingly wave red flags about the private and public health implications of default face-to-face instruction come fall, along with a lack of shared decision making in staffing and teaching decisions.

June 23, 2020

Campus labs are starting to open back up, with personnel testing social distancing protocols ahead of the fall semester.

June 22, 2020

Two black scholars say UVA denied them tenure after belittling their work and their contributions to their fields, erring in procedure along the way.

June 15, 2020

Study says biological research still treats female subjects as an afterthought. But “sex inclusion” in the sample has its critics.

June 11, 2020

In a blow to unions, NLRB overturns a rule saying that many adjuncts at religious institutions are entitled to collective bargaining.

June 5, 2020

#BlackBirdersWeek seeks to interrupt stereotypes about who belongs in nature and science.

June 4, 2020

Professor resigns after criticizing protesters, and another faces calls for his termination. What's a better way to respond to national protests and students' concerns about them?

June 3, 2020

Academics are called to help interpret and guide a national response to police violence and related civil unrest.

May 26, 2020

What motivates people to wear masks, the effects of social isolation on children and the elderly, infection rates among the incarcerated. These are just some of the COVID-19 research topics social scientists are investigating right now.


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