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Professor Fired For Sex Jokes Claims Free Speech

The Huffington Post | Riley Griffin | Posted 07.02.2015 | College

A leading college faculty association is sounding the alarm over the termination of a tenured Louisiana State University professor for using profanity...

Academic Group Condemns University's Handling Of Professor's Tweets

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 06.15.2015 | College

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- A leading academic group voted Saturday to censure the University of Illinois' flagship campus over its decision not to hire a...

Leading Faculty Group Condemns Trigger Warnings As A 'Threat To Academic Freedom'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.09.2014 | College

The American Association of University Professors, one of the nation's leading college faculty groups, announced this week it formally opposes the use...

Academic Boycotts Are Wrong -- This One May Lead to a Boycott of the ASA

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 03.07.2014 | World
Peter D. Rosenstein

I would hope that the leaders of the ASA and other groups considering joining them would rethink their stance as they come under increasing pressure from individuals and academic institutions to do so.

The 10 Colleges That Pay Professors The Most

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.19.2013 | College

Five universities pay the average full professor $200,000 or more, a new survey reveals. The annual report from the American Association of Univers...

Tyler Kingkade

National Group Pressures Colleges To Save Adjunct Teaching Hours | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.08.2013 | College

Colleges that reduce working hours for part-time instructors to avoid providing them health insurance coverage are under fire this week, even as they ...

The 10 Colleges With The Richest Professors

Posted 04.10.2012 | College

The average full professor at Harvard University makes slightly less than $200,000 a year, according to a new survey from the American Association of ...

Prof. Rights Group Slams CU Boulder Over Firings

The Huffington Post | By Matt Ferner | Posted 06.07.2012 | Denver

The Colorado Conference of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), a university professors' rights organization, released a report l...

Standing Up for Due Process on Campus = "Sticking Up for Penises Everywhere?"

Adam Kissel | Posted 10.30.2011 | College
Adam Kissel

Lower standards of evidence will likely produce more guilty findings -- not just of the guilty, but also the innocent. When verdicts are wrong, the cause of justice on campus is ill-served.

When Academic Administrators Lose Their Moral Compass

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 07.10.2011 | College
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Bill Watts, associate professor of English at Butler University, has just published a compelling and cautionary account of what can happen when univer...

University of Illinois Is in the Black, While Faculty and Students See Red

Lennard Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Lennard Davis

When a financial crisis arises, real or not, the administration tends to balance the budget by cutting salaries or new hires and raising student tuition.

Study: Professor Salaries See Minuscule Increase

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to a recent study by the American Association of University Professors, 2009-2010 college faculty salaries saw their smallest change in 50 y...