A foundational piece of research on microaggressions, cited as a guide by several universities, has surfaced as ammunition in the war over sensitivity in higher education.
Research from Harvard suggests that measuring "reach" — how closely one journal author is connected to others — could be a key factor in career advancement.
Well before Allen J. Frantzen’s comments on feminism were widely condemned by fellow medievalists, scholars started compiling a work celebrating his career. Five years later, some are getting cold feet.
In a year when student activists pushed colleges to reconsider racially charged monuments and building names, researchers who investigate campus history have found new momentum.
The state’s Legislature voted on Thursday to create the California Firearm Violence Research Center in the UC system, aimed at "filling the gap" left by restrictions at the federal level.
High-profile defections stoke rumors of a mass exit, but even if professors aren’t fleeing in droves, there’s plenty of maneuvering behind the scenes.
The American Association of University Professors censures or sanctions four colleges and sidesteps calls to take stands against fossil-fuel investments and in favor of Hillary Clinton.
Philip B. Stark found that student evaluations of teaching can be tainted by gender bias. He’s spearheading an effort among his peers to rely on those evaluations less, and to use other methods instead.
A researcher who extensively interviewed LGBTQ faculty members heard from many who associated being open about their identity with tokenism or career derailment.
Mainak Sarkar’s unsupported claim that his professor, William Klug, stole his work reflects a common anxiety that has led to resentment and lawsuits elsewhere.
As universities struggle to affirm their value and stand out from competitors, faculty members feel pressure to sell themselves and the institutions they represent.
William Klug helped a struggling doctoral student when others saw little in the man’s work that was worth salvaging. Mr. Klug’s killing by that student left those who knew the professor baffled.
A book edited by Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa describes a two-year, faculty-led project to define the main ideas and practices at the core of six popular disciplines.
Often there’s no measure of what retired faculty members contribute, but in the University of California system, they’re taking stock.
The health-care industry is turning inside out, forcing some elite institutions to consider whether their once-lucrative medical centers are becoming liabilities.
The demand for new emoji has made the work of the Unicode Consortium, which develops standards for the display of text in software, newly relevant. But has it gotten out of hand?
Investigators with the American Association of University Professors said that the controversial faculty member’s firing set a precedent that threatens academic freedom.
We spoke with a few of them, and for the most part, they had no problem with being popular on the piracy network.