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Do Some Feminist Professors Even Know What the Word 'Rape' Means?

Last week Inside Higher Ed published an essay from an anonymous feminist professor that truly has to be read to be believed. In it, she describes being triggered into literal hysterics by a male student’s essay (at one point saying that...Show More Summary

College professor unfairly compares her student to her rapist

A college professor has anonymously written an article for Inside Higher Ed covering the fact that she failed a white male student’s paper because he spoke just like her rapist.

Female Professors Outperform Men in Service, To Their Professional Detriment

Inside Higher Ed, Female Professors Outperform Men in Terms of Service — To Their Possible Professional Detriment: Women shoulder a disproportionately large workload at home in ways that might disadvantage them professionally. But are female professors also “taking care of the academic family” via disproportionate service loads? A new study...

University Of Wisconsin Faculty Survey Finds Widespread Bullying: Does Reward System Breed 'Academic Assholes'?

Inside Higher Ed, Madison Faculty Survey Finds Widespread Bullying: Some 35 percent of faculty members who completed a survey on work-life issues at the University of Wisconsin at Madison reported having been bullied by colleagues within the last three years, The Cap Times reported. “The measure of incidence of hostile...

Under Pressure From Feds, ABA Cracks Down On Four Law Schools (Arizona Summit, Ave Maria, Charlotte, Valparaiso)

Inside Higher Ed, ABA Cracks Down on Low Performing Law School in Wake of Criticism from Feds: During the last year, the American Bar Association has cracked down on four law schools [Arizona Summit, Ave Maria, Charlotte, Valparaiso] — two of which are for-profits. A tightened job market for law...

"Lawsuit alleges Metro State Denver enabled a professor to retaliate against faculty members who complained that he was repeatedly seen masturbating in his office."

Headline at Inside Higher Ed.I wonder what the real facts are here. How do you manage to see somebody masturbating in his office? It seems like an invasion of privacy. Was there an exhibitionist aspect to this, leaving a door open? I don't get it. Show More Summary

Profs Sue For Retaliation, Hostile Work Environment After University Failed To Respond To Complaints About Colleague's Repeated Masturbation In His Office

Inside Higher Ed, Dropping the Ball on Professor's Dropped Trou?: In an eyebrow-raising lawsuit filed last week against Metro State University in Denver, two professors say they were retaliated against for reporting a colleague’s alleged sexual indiscretion with … himself. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission granted the plaintiffs right-to-sue notices,...

INSIDE HIGHER ED: “Comments for this thread are now closed.” After three. When Inside Higher Ed

INSIDE HIGHER ED: “Comments for this thread are now closed.” After three. When Inside Higher Ed started, its founders pitched it to me as less PC than other higher-ed outlets.

ACCORDING TO A PIECE IN INSIDE HIGHER ED, I’m a “clueless, conservative, white, heterosexual cis” ma…

ACCORDING TO A PIECE IN INSIDE HIGHER ED, I’m a “clueless, conservative, white, heterosexual cis” man. The writer identifies himself as “a black queer feminist intellectual activist and sociology professor at the University of Richmond.” This is my piece that he doesn’t like.

Professors And Politics: What The Research Says

Following up on my previous posts (links below): Inside Higher Ed, Professors and Politics: What the Research Says: When Betsy DeVos on Thursday accused liberal faculty members of trying to force their views on students, the new education secretary infuriated many professors — and won praise from some conservatives. Most...

IT’S NICE TO SEE BETSY DEVOS speaking out against academia’s hostile environment for conservative an…

IT’S NICE TO SEE BETSY DEVOS speaking out against academia’s hostile environment for conservative and libertarian students. Meanwhile, the commenters over at Inside Higher Ed immediately proceeded to prove her right.

Midcareer Professors Suffer From Middle-Child Syndrome: Are You A Synergistic Citizen, Independent Agent, Weary Citizen, Or Disgruntled And Discouraged?

Inside Higher Ed, Midcareer Professors Need Love, Too: Midcareer, tenured faculty members power their institutions, but many also suffer from something like middle-child syndrome. Past the defined demands of achieving tenure but often still relative newbies, they can get lost in the institutional fray. Preliminary research to be presented here...

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At The Universities Of Michigan And Virginia, Faculty Salaries Are Tied To Research Productivity, Not The Number Of Students Taught—And That's A Good Thing

Inside Higher Ed, Study Explores How Universities Deploy Faculty and Link Professor Pay: A common criticism of the faculty reward system is that it tends to value research over teaching. A just-released working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research offers new evidence in support of that contention, suggesting...

Cornell Pledges To Reduce Administrative Burdens On Faculty That Detract From Central Mission Of Excellence In Research And Teaching

Inside Higher Ed, Streamlining 'Shadow Work': Cornell Looks for Ways to Cut Time Professors Spend on Administrative Requirements, as Opposed to Teaching and Research: Bagging our own groceries, printing out boarding passes, pumping our own gas — everyone's day involves some "shadow work," tasks that previously would have been performed...

Freshman Drops Out Of Kansas State With 4.0 GPA, Says College Is A Scam Because Students Learn Quadratic Equations, Not Taxes

Inside Higher Ed, Giving the Finger to K-State and General Education: Billy Willson finished his first (and his last) semester at Kansas State University this week -- and in so doing has set off a debate there and beyond on the value of college and of general education in particular....

MIT Profs Push Moneyball Approach For Faculty Hiring And Tenure Decisions

Inside Higher Ed, Academic 'Moneyball': MIT management professors push data-based model they say is more predictive of an academic's future research success than traditional methods of peer review in tenure. Michael Lewis’s 2003 book, Moneyball — later made into a movie starring Brad Pitt — tells the story of how...

News from the open access revolution

Three items of interest on the open access front: Harvard council advises faculty to publish through open access venues. Coverage of this memo: Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, The Atlantic, The Guardian MIT open access...Show More Summary

New Website Seeks To Register Professors Accused of Liberal Bias

Inside Higher Ed, Being Watched: New Website Seeks to Register Professors Accused of Liberal Bias and “Anti-American Values”: A new website is asking students and others to “expose and document” professors who “discriminate against conservative students, promote anti-American values and advance leftist propaganda in the classroom.” The site, called Professor...

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