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Interim U.Va. Leader Disagreed With President's Ouster

Temporarily taking the reins of a campus in upheaval, the University of Virginia’s new interim president said today he thought long and hard before accepting the job.

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Princeton Among 15 Schools Awarded For Retired-Faculty Support

Princeton University, Wellesley College and the University of Baltimore are among 15 schools awarded grants for their support of faculty transitioning to retirement.

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Faculty Urge UC Davis To Apologize To Disciplined Professor

Professors at UC Davis are calling for the reprimand of the School of Medicine's top leadership and legal counsel who allegedly threatened to strip Professor Michael Wilkes of his title and resources for publicly criticizing a university-sponsored event.

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LSU, 2 Other State Universities Censured By Professors' Organization

LSU, Southeastern Louisiana University and Northwestern State University have been censured by a national organization of professors in a unanimous vote declaring that academic freedom is in peril. The American Association of University Professors took that action Saturday during its annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

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Researcher Sues UCLA, Says His Firing Was Political

UCLA researcher sues in an attempt to retain the position he's held for 35 years. He argues that he was targeted for his work on pollution and secondhand smoke.

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Board to Meet With Faculty Over Ouster of President

The University of Virginia’s governing board has agreed to meet with a faculty delegation to discuss its abrupt ouster of the university president, as tension builds over a shake-up that faculty leaders have asked the board to reconsider.

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More Rutgers Faculty And Staff Sign On To Letter Opposing Higher Ed Overhaul

The number of Rutgers University faculty and staff who signed a letter opposing the sweeping overhaul of higher education plan has grown from 300 to 460, according to a group that’s fighting the plan.

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Professor's Academic Freedom Was Violated, UC Davis Faculty Leaders Say

They admonish administrators for threatening action against professor Michael Wilkes after he published an opinion article criticizing a campus event promoting prostate cancer screening.

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U.Va. Faculty Presses Board On President Ouster

Leaders of the University of Virginia's Faculty Senate said Monday they were blindsided by the Board of Visitors' decision to remove President Teresa Sullivan and that they will investigate the matter.

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UNC Asks Professor To Repay $12K For Course

The University of North Carolina wants a professor at the center of an academic fraud probe to repay thousands of dollars for teaching a course inappropriately.

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