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.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 10/11/2011 - 7:30pm
As his history class at the County College of Morris here discussed exploration of the New World, Philip Garber Jr. raised his hand, hoping to ask why China’s 15th-century explorers, who traveled as far as Africa, had not also reached North America.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 10/04/2011 - 7:03pm
A University of Wisconsin-Stout professor will be able to hang his poster of "Firefly" Captain Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds a week after a debate over the cult television show character's language erupted into a national First Amendment issue for college campuses.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 10/03/2011 - 7:27pm
The leaders of the Madison Area Technical College Part-Time Teachers' Union are proposing to dissolve the union, creating in its place a private corporation that would contract with the college to provide instructors and administrative functions.