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It's Been a Messy Semester for Free Speech on Campus. What's Next?

May 9, 2017 - 2:55am
From Milo Yiannopoulos to Ann Coulter, UC-Berkeley has found itself at the center of the free-speech maelstrom. Here’s what other colleges can learn from the California flagship’s experience.
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Called to the White House, Business Leaders Attest to NIH’s Value

May 9, 2017 - 2:52am
Biomedical industry chiefs and leaders of the National Institutes of Health met with Trump administration officials on Monday to explain why they view federal spending on research as critical.
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Busting the Art-School Myths

May 8, 2017 - 10:29pm
Graduates of the Massachusetts College of Art and Design often buck the perception that an art-school degree is a disadvantage in the job market.
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Texas Governor Signs Immigration Bill Into Law

May 8, 2017 - 12:29pm
Campus police officers in Texas will soon be able to question someone's immigration status when the person is detained, even if no arrest takes place.
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Faculty Strike at U. of Illinois at Springfield Ends With Contract Agreement

May 8, 2017 - 12:26pm
Details of the contract, reached after the strike had lasted nearly a week, have not yet been released.
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After Outcry Over Rejected Grants, DeVos Forbids Formatting Rules

May 8, 2017 - 2:44am
The Education Department came under criticism after officials summarily rejected dozens of colleges’ applications for Upward Bound grants. The secretary’s new order prohibits officials from setting any page or formatting rules for grant applications.
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Inside a Stealth Plan for Political Influence

May 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
Evidence of a conservative group’s influence in student-government campaigns can be found on campuses from coast to coast.
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Scholar Finds That Academe’s ‘Chilly Climate’ for Single Mothers Persists

May 7, 2017 - 4:30pm
An academic who wrote a book on single mothers in college describes the struggles such women face and recalls her own experience getting a Ph.D. as an unmarried mom.
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Scholar Finds That Academe's 'Chilly Climate' for Single Mothers Persists

May 7, 2017 - 4:30pm
An academic who wrote a book on single mothers in college describes the struggles such women face and recalls her own experience getting a Ph.D. as an unmarried mom.
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Helping Professors Overcome Midcareer Malaise

May 7, 2017 - 4:30pm
After tenure, many faculty members feel unmotivated. Here’s how to keep them on track.
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The Dissatisfaction of the Associate Professor

May 7, 2017 - 4:30pm
A Harvard study analyzed how midlevel professors feel about their jobs. They rate their satisfaction with numerous aspects lower than do both full and assistant professors.
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Key Research on Midcareer Issues

May 7, 2017 - 4:30pm
Studies that examine the challenges facing associate professors go back years. But some scholars argue that the findings have been ignored.
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Ways to Get Professors to Escape Career Ruts

May 7, 2017 - 4:30pm
Career forums, one-on-one counseling sessions, and other simple efforts can help faculty members stay motivated.
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The Four Types of Post-Tenure Professor

May 7, 2017 - 4:30pm
Are you a synergistic citizen, an independent agent, a weary citizen, or just plain disgruntled?
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Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (5/12/2017)

May 7, 2017 - 4:27pm
A former U.S. assistant attorney general will be the first woman and the first African American to lead the John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York.
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Awards

May 7, 2017 - 4:26pm
Thirty-nine community-college leaders were chosen as Aspen Presidential Fellows.
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A Journal Article Provoked a Schism in Philosophy. Now the Rifts Are Deepening.

May 6, 2017 - 12:37pm
Critics blasted an article in "Hypatia" as harmful and insensitive to issues of race and gender, and the editorial board apologized. But the journal’s leaders say the statement doesn’t speak for them.
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College Official Unwittingly Tells Students That It May Soon Close

May 6, 2017 - 10:20am
The vice president for student affairs wrote, among other things, that "it may be that I will spend the better part of the coming school year closing down the College."
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At American U., a Week of Racial Turmoil Ends With Accord on Students’ Demands

May 5, 2017 - 6:49pm
Protesters shut down traffic in a show of frustration over what they felt was a sluggish response by administrators.
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In Purdue’s New Vision, How ‘Public’ Will Kaplan U. Be?

May 5, 2017 - 1:00pm
Here’s what we know about that question — and several others that have sprung up in the wake of the university’s surprising purchase of the for-profit institution.
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