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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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U Of Northern Iowa Officials Say Faculty Moves Save $1.3 Million

A dozen tenured University of Northern Iowa faculty members have signed up for buyout incentives or phased retirements, saving the school about $1.3 million as it seeks to reduce spending, officials said.

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Professors Blast Utah Valley U Re-Application As ‘Purging Policy’

Administrators defend requiring adjuncts to re-apply for their posts each spring.

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Faculty Salaries: See How West Michigan Colleges And Universities Line Up

Full professors at West Michigan’s public universities tend to make more than their counterparts at local private colleges, according to a recent survey.

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U Of Texas Southwestern To Cut Kern Wildenthal's Salary By Half

UT Southwestern Medical Center has decided to cut Dr. Kern Wildenthal's salary by half starting in June, the latest fallout over his use of school dollars on personal travel and entertainment expenses.

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