Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 10/24/2011 - 6:48pm
Business scholar Steven Maranville left a tenured appointment with the University of Houston to teach at Utah Valley University two years ago, but officials fired him after a one-year probationary period when they concluded his teaching did not suit their students.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 4:52pm
Central Washington University President James Gaudino will earn $500,000 in incentive pay if he stays with the university for five more years, under a contract renewal approved this month by the school's trustees.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 10/16/2011 - 9:59pm
Is there a foolproof recipe for academic success? Philip Altbach and Jamil Salmi, the co-authors of “The Road to Academic Excellence,” a new study of what makes for a “world-class research university,” suggest there just might be.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 10/16/2011 - 9:47pm
Prof. Jaime Grunlan is the ideal candidate for the new task he took on this year: outspoken defender of a faculty that felt bombarded by criticism in the midst of a controversy over the value of academic research and the future of higher education in Texas.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 10/12/2011 - 9:04pm
The County College of Morris acknowledged today that an adjunct history professor acted improperly when she told a stuttering student not to speak in class because he was "infringing on other students’ time."
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 10/12/2011 - 8:55pm
Professing concern over what it described as the University of Louisiana System's policies for discontinuing courses and firing tenured teachers, a national organization of professors has launched an investigation.