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FSU Faculty A 'Farm Team' For Out-Of-State Schools

The head of Florida State University told Gov. Rick Scott's higher education reform panel Monday that budget cuts are making his faculty a "farm team" for out-of-state schools.

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Online Education Has Teachers Conflicted

When the University of California dangled a $30,000 incentive to thousands of professors in 2010 inviting them to create UC-worthy online courses, just 70 responded, and only a few classes materialized.

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For Duquesne Professors, a Union Fight That Transcends Religion

“Union busting is a mortal sin,” the Catholic Scholars for Worker Justice said in a 2010 statement on the indispensable role of unions.

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UConn Researcher Accused Of Faking Research Fights Termination

Dipak Das, the University of Connecticut scientist accused of fabricating 145 instances of research, is fighting his termination.

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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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