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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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University Of Utah Faculty Opposes Closures For Football Games

Accommodating classes and football at same time is complicated.

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After War Room, Heading Ivy League Classroom

On a recent evening in a classroom at Yale, Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal held forth for two animated hours on the conflicts in Northern Ireland and South Africa, with bits of his own history as the former top commander in Afghanistan thrown in.

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Old Dominion U Professor Denied Tenure Alleges Discrimination

Offering a glimpse at dissension in the ranks of academia, an Old Dominion University professor has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against the school, alleging that administrators derailed her career because she is white.

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Researcher, U Of Iowa Foundation Headed To Trial

Researcher, U Of Iowa Foundation Headed To Trial

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