Sympathetic faculty members at Brandeis University are teaching from a syllabus devised by protesters and holding classes at the site of a sit-in.
What began as a struggle for better working conditions at the New School now has implications for private universities nationwide.
About half of all freshmen say their courses pushed them to do their best work, according to this year’s National Survey of Student Engagement.
A community college in New Jersey has eviscerated shared governance in response to state-imposed limits on its instructors’ bargaining powers, says the American Association of University Professors.
A professor drew widespread scorn for trying to block reporters from covering the unrest that recently gripped the campus. Some faculty members are raising the incident in their classrooms.
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Faculty members and students at the University at Buffalo’s School of Architecture and Planning find plenty to do, on scales from citywide to highly personal.
A study of full-time, non-tenure-track faculty members finds that many work in academic departments where they are subjected to slights, snubs, and exclusion from decision making.
"This plan is not simply, Here’s a bunch of money; go find faculty," said a university official. Diversity efforts can require broad collaboration and careful planning.
All the editors and their entire editorial board resigned after Elsevier refused to make Lingua fully open access and to transfer ownership of the 66-year-old journal to them.
Doctoral students from CUNY will teach humanities classes at a local community college, a move meant to prepare them for the country’s changing student population.
When a group of Renaissance scholars said that ProQuest had canceled its members’ access to a key database, academics raised questions about whether private companies have too much power over scholarly research.
Hundreds of colleges are exploring the competency-based approach to learning in hopes that it can fix one of their most-pressing ailments.
Berkeley officials said they could not quickly dismiss the astronomer Geoffrey W. Marcy because the process would have been "lengthy and uncertain." The case reflects the complex dynamics at play in such situations.
The elite university has issued 15 dos and don’ts to help professors discuss unionization efforts with students.
In response to the Affordable Care Act, some campuses have cut back on insurance coverage, leading graduate assistants to cry foul.