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Reports Shows U Of Missouri Lacking In Tenure, Salaries

Perhaps most striking is the table that shows 33 percent of MU faculty members are tenured or on the tenure track.

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Professors Group: Don't Blame Faculty Salaries For Tuition Hikes

Faculty salaries haven’t kept up with inflation over the years and are not to blame for rising tuition across the country, according to a study released by the American Association of University Professors.

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Business, Dentistry Faculty Highest Paid At U Of Iowa

The competition among research universities for top faculty is always tough no matter the department, but recruiting professors in fields that also offer high-paying jobs in the private industry can be doubly challenging, say officials at the University of Iowa.

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Faculty Gives Yale a Dose of Dissent Over Singapore

Yale announced a year ago that it was creating the “first new college to bear the Yale name in 300 years” at the National University of Singapore, and last week, after reviewing 2,500 applications, it sent out the first handful of faculty job offers for Yale-N.U.S. College.

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The Disposable Professor Crisis

For decades, colleges have been turning to adjuncts to cut costs -- and it's hurting students and educators alike

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Sen. Leland Yee Presses California State U On Whistle-Blowers

A state senator who is pushing a bill to require more public disclosure of waste and fraud at tax-funded agencies has called on California State University to stop retaliating against employees who report such abuses.

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Faculty To Hold No-Confidence Vote In U Of Southern Maine President

University of Southern Maine faculty members are circulating a petition to force a facultywide referendum vote of no confidence in school President Selma Botman.

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Longhorn Network revenues endow faculty chair

The University of Texas said today that it has allocated $1 million from Longhorn Network revenues to create an endowed chair in Latin American art history and criticism. Professor Andrea Giunta in the College of Fine Arts has been appointed to the chair.

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California State U Whistle-Blower Loses Job; Accused Teaches On

Justin Schwartz, a lecturer at Cal State East Bay in 2009, told his bosses that a colleague in the recreation department was spending thousands of dollars of university money to buy himself a $4,000 bicycle, passes at a climbing gym, sailing equipment and paragliding lessons while claiming they were for classes he taught.

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