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Penn State Professor on Leave After Being Caught in Compromising Position with Dog

A Pennsylvania State University professor faces charges of “open lewdness,” cruelty to an animal and sexual intercourse with an animal...

Striking U of Washington Postdocs, Scientists Reach Tentative Deal

University of Washington postdoctoral researchers and research scientists and engineers announced Thursday that they have paused their strike after reaching...

Suit Threatened as Anthropologists’ Israel Boycott Vote Begins

Just as American Anthropological Association members have started voting on a resolution “to boycott Israeli academic institutions,” a law firm...

Why Don't Tenured Professors Support Adjuncts?

Are they they wrong kind of underdogs to earn support from the tenured?

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Houston Dean Accused of Racial, LGBTQ Harassment

Two preliminary investigation reports allege “microaggressions, slights, double entendre and boorish behavior.”

Trivializing Teaching and Oversimplifying Economics

A flawed and foolish effort to quantify the cost of minutes of teaching.

AAUP: Faculty Benefits Haven’t Recovered From Pandemic

Institutions’ contributions to full-time faculty members’ health and retirement benefits significantly declined in real dollars over the pandemic and still...
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Controversy Mars Connecticut College Hire

Connecticut College hired a trustee as interim president after a search led by another trustee’s firm. Now faculty are raising concerns about the opaque process.