Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 10/25/2011 - 5:53pm
A California State University faculty leader is suing the CSU in Los Angeles Superior Court, claiming that administrators broke the state's public disclosure laws this year by failing to reveal that the salary approved by trustees for the new president of Cal Poly was above the maximum published amount for that job.
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."