When Edward B. Burger was named the new leader of Southwestern University last year, it struck many as an unconventional choice.
The discipline should take concrete steps to support scholar outreach, including training and awards, says a report released at its association’s annual meeting.
Traditional polls, chasing nonrespondents, have grown too expensive. But online surveys run the awful "President Landon" risk.
Four faculty members see much more than a teachable moment in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man and the violence that followed.
Mustapha Marrouchi remains on the faculty despite using other scholars’ words, without citation, in his published works.
The department chose Colin McGinn for his scholarship, but a prominent woman in the discipline says the university did the right thing.
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College men accused of rape say the scales are tipped against them.
The newspaper's new project isn't trying to pick the best colleges. It’s more interested in how well they attract underprivileged students.
Some researchers have worried that the mandate could create administrative red tape. But "the overall benefit to science," an NIH official said, "has to win the day."
Three times in the past few years, faculty members have voted to oust deans. Twice they’ve been overruled.
Mr. Daniels is portrayed as one of academe’s disruptive forces. But look at his record, and you’ll find that he’s still a moderate.
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Academe, for its part, wants access to corporate data as well as the money that tech giants like Google can generate.
The leaders of Cornell Tech, a new institution in New York City, are designing spaces meant to accommodate whatever tomorrow brings.
Is net neutrality doomed? Bill Baker has an idea: a space for the public sector on the Internet.
Big increases leave librarians at liberal-arts institutions feeling ambushed.
The ambitious business plan calls for more than 24,000 in enrollment and $76.6-million in revenue by 2024.
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