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College
Who's to blame for abysmal graduation rates according to the AAUP's recently released Report on the Economic Status of the Profession? Adjunct faculty, of course.
Politics
A new report argues schools are just interested in avoiding federal investigations, not actually ending sexual violence.
College
Perhaps the greatest threat to academic freedom may be the Department of Education, which has promoted a definition of harassment so broad that cases like Laura Kipnis's are all but inevitable.
Education
One of the main purposes of the academy is to encourage educated dialogue and debate, especially with those you disagree with. In this ideologically driven world, it is one of the only places left where intelligent dialogue is supposed to flourish.
College
Interested in academic freedom? If so, you should read Stanley Fish's new book, Versions of Academic Freedom: From Professionalism to Revolution. I hasten to add that you should disagree with much of it, and you probably will.
Education
RPI actually presents us with a glimpse of the future of higher education -- a future that we might not like very much.
Education
Instead of asking about grades, we ask our adult children to occasionally share with us something they do for a class, an artifact of their college experience.
Education
Once again, the liberal-arts college in Singapore to which Yale has given its name, prestige, energy, and talent finds itself dancing awkwardly with the government over a right that liberal education depends on and should foster.
College
So long as no actual harm is caused and no one's opportunity to live and work in safety is threatened, rudeness, coarseness, and other varieties of incivility should not be forcibly excluded from a college community
College
The AAUP, mind you, is not oblivious to the intense focus on campus sexual violence taking place over the past couple of
College
After more than a week of intensive discussion among a group of people I respect, the National Council of the ASA endorsed a call for an academic boycott of Israel.
College
The complaint alleges retaliation for the formation of a collective bargaining unit at the school, the Wall Street Journal
College
The AAUP's annual survey included responses from more than 1,100 public and private colleges. Although the rankings shuffled
College
Julie Winterich, associate professor of sociology and anthropology, was researching women's salaries in higher education when she came across some interesting information regarding Guilford faculty salaries. Guilford faculty and staff are some of the lowest paid in the industry.
College
The AAUP statement said Tuesday that until the IRS' final ruling, it endorsed using a "reasonable" method, while offering
College
A faculty committee's zealous protection of turf would be understandable if it was limited to academic turf, such as the content of a chemistry course or the grade a student deserves on a paper. However, the primacy umbrella covers almost everything that matters at a college.
College
Anywhere else in the country the academic senate's obstinacy could be written off as absurd. But in California, community college academic senates claim special powers: regulations severely restrict the situations under which they don't get their way.
College
Churchill was fired in 2007 and brought a First Amendment lawsuit that remains in progress. Because his case raises crucial issues of academic freedom, it is important that the conclusions of the Colorado AAUP report be widely disseminated.
College
The average full professor at Harvard University makes slightly less than $200,000 a year, according to a new survey from