A new paper raises the question of how much the fear of being misinterpreted by skeptics is constraining researchers.
Prompting a conversation that is growing in momentum, scholars in some disciplines are tallying up a gender gap in the voices heard at plenary sessions.
New research finds big gaps in faculty compensation at public two-year colleges linked to state labor laws and institutions’ size, revenue sources, and location.
A new report shows progress in assisting minority students earn doctorates, but which strategies are most successful remain unclear.
A new report from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences offers insights on the state of the humanities in higher education.
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New research on how presidents and other administrators react to displays of bias suggests their focus on the display leaves the bias firmly intact.
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The project, in development by a nonprofit organization, will use technology to bridge gaps in existing procedures. But some skeptics worry about protecting the accused.
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Perhaps the biggest legacy of the free online courses, say some of their pioneers, is unintended: increased pressure on colleges to spend more money on teaching.
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