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One Way Ranking with Research Expenditures Slows Scientific Progress

This is a guest post by Joshua M. Pearce, an online contributor to the recent November-December issue of Academe. Pearce is an associate professor in the Department of Materials Science … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

An Academic Winter Session

This is a guest post by Kelly Price, an online contributor to the recent November-December issue of Academe. Price is a marketing professor at East Tennessee State University. She has … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

University of Illinois Sued Over Salaita Emails

The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) co-counsel in Chicago, Loevy & Loevy, filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit (PDF) today against the University of Illinois, accusing it of failing … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

Writing in a Group Setting

This is a guest post by Eric L. Muller, a contributor to the recent November-December issue of Academe. Muller is the Dan K. Moore Distinguished Professor in Jurisprudence and Ethics … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Training Tomorrow’s Leaders in Higher Education

What happens when you get the job? The best college and university presidents start out with an understanding of what they do not know. As candidates, they presented the Search … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

Confidential Searches for Chief Academic Officers

This is a guest post by Joerg Tiede, a contributor to the recent November-December issue of Academe. Tiede is professor of computer science at Illinois Wesleyan University. He serves as … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Great War and the Creation of the AAUP

This year, 2014, is the centennial of the outbreak of war in Europe which quickly escalated into the senseless slaughter of World War I. Charles Schenck, a secretary of the Socialist … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · 3 Comments

Resisting Teach for America and the “Reform” Agenda

Soon after I returned from Peace Corps service in 1990, I started to hear of a new organization called “Teach for America.” People fancied it as something of a domestic Peace … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · 7 Comments

“Reclaiming the Narrative”

November-December 2014 Volume 100, Issue 6 FEATURES One Faculty, Organizing for a Stronger Voice By Jamie Owen Daniel How Many Ways Must We Say It? By Joel Thomas Tierno Resisting … Continue reading

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Teaching Evaluation Survey

By Craig Vasey As the new chair of the AAUP’s Committee on Teaching, Research, and Publications, I asked the committee members what we could do this year to be of … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · 1 Comment
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