Many research universities have adopted 'family-friendly' tenure rules to help women balance family and career. However, men, not women, seem to benefit from having the extra time.
The American Sociological Association is starting a conversation to include “public communication” -- work often largely ignored -- in the assessment of a scholar’s contributions. Why does it matter?
With 70 percent adjunct faculty, who work on a semester-to-semester basis, the current system is not helping students. What can replace the traditional tenure system?
The year 2015 escalated many of the tensions that have existed on university and college campuses for a long time. It will be remembered as the year of student activism.
As universities set up campuses globally, the blanket protections of academic freedom are becoming increasingly difficult to guarantee.
The routes for academics to become professors are different in Germany, the Netherlands and the UK.
With an increasing percentage of adjunct faculty, tenure and academic freedom are way more complex and nuanced than we realize.
The proposal to change Wisconsin tenure rules comes up for a vote by the state’s full Senate and House later this month. What will be the consequences?