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Professors Seek Accessibility To Higher Education

Psychology professor Craig Vasey congregated with colleagues in the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education [CFHE] to discuss the depletion of higher education throughout the country.

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PSU Faculty Pose Suggested Changes To Trustees

Penn State's Board of Trustees should add academic representatives to the school's governing body, a faculty group said Monday in the latest recommendations for governance reforms following the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.

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UC Irvine Professor Stops Teaching Online Course In Dispute

The UC Irvine professor stopped teaching a massive online course in microeconomics offered through Coursera over disagreements on how to conduct the free class.

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The Plight of Part-Time Faculty

Part-time faculty play a vital role in university life. Colleges and universities offer part-time faculty little or no job security; limited professional development opportunities; few resources to engage students; late course assignments; and low pay.

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Community College Professor Partners on Campus Bullying Research

New research on bullying at work on campus was conducted by Leah P. Hollis, president and lead consultant at diversity training and consulting group Patricia Berkly LLC with help from Clara Wajngurt, a professor of mathematics and computer science at Queensborough Community College, City University of New York.

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In France, Seasonal Workers With a Ph.D.

The use of adjuncts — part-time faculty who have little possibility of tenure or permanent employment — is increasingly common in U.S. colleges and universities.

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U of Texas Regents To Review Policies On Inappropriate Relationships

The University of Texas System will review policies regarding inappropriate relationships between employees and students at all 15 campuses in the system, officials said Sunday.

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Nursing Schools Reinventing Recruitment

Attracting faculty amidst the nation’s nursing shortage

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