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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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Rowan Faculty May Oppose Restructuring Plan

Rowan University faculty members are considering coming against legislation restructuring New Jersey's public universities, potentially adding weight to plan opposition.

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UConn To Hire 275 New Faculty Members In Next Four Years

Focus On Genomics, Closing Connecticut's Academic Achievement Gap

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Adjunct Professor Who Complained About Crosses Fired From Texas A&M-San Antonio

As my son the college student likes to remind me, “Correlation does not imply causation.” The mere fact that Event B follows Event A doesn’t mean Event A caused Event B.

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Compensation Crisis

Given widespread protests against rising tuition and the impending doubling of student loan interest rates, one might expect to see students picketing on a college campus. But at Fairfield University (Conn.) in May, the shoe was on the other foot, as nearly 100 faculty and students picketed outside President Jeffrey P. von Arx’s annual address to faculty.

The reason? The Fairfield U administration, faced with budget woes and shrinking enrollment, wants to end a long-standing practice of paying professors as well as, or better than, peers in comparable institutions.

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