Faculty

Faculty Increases Outpace Enrollment Growth At Oklahoma Public Colleges And Universities

Since 1996, increases in the number of faculty members at Oklahoma's public colleges and universities have outpaced enrollment growth. But following the onset of the economic recession, that trend has reversed.

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U Of Northern Iowa Ed. Faculty Cast No-Confidence Vote Against Regents, School Officials

University of Northern Iowa teacher education faculty cast a vote of no confidence last night against the university’s top two administrators and the state Board of Regents.

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Louisiana State U Faculty Targets Attendance

Some LSU faculty leaders are proposing the option of making class attendance a portion of students’ final grades.

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Liberal Studies?

College campuses have long been accused of being bastions of liberal thought. But the most recent Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP) survey of the nation’s entering students at four-year colleges and universities shows that current freshmen, at least, are arriving on campus with their own more liberal beliefs than previous classes. “The American Freshman: National Norms Fall 2011” shares findings that students are more accepting of everything from same-sex marriages to affirmative action.

California State U Professors Plan A Spring Vote On 'Rolling' Strike At All Campuses

In the midst of a contract fight, the statewide union representing California State University professors will vote this spring on whether to impose a "rolling" strike at all 23 campuses.

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California State U Professors To Be Paid For Protest Day

California State University East Bay professors who played hooky to protest state budget cuts - but then put in for a full day's pay - are getting a pass from the system's chancellor.

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UC Davis Faculty Rejects No-Confidence Vote On Chancellor

The school came under national criticism after campus officers pepper-sprayed peaceful Occupy student protesters in November.

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Arizona Considers Bills To Ban Swear Words And Protect Conservatives In College

New legislation in Arizona will look to protect conservative professors from discrimination, while punishing others who violate obscenity standards.

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