Faculty

Student Sues Western Nevada College Over Human Sexuality Class

A student has sued Western Nevada College and one of its instructors, alleging her civil rights were violated in a human sexuality class.

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U of Michigan Forecasts Wave Of Retirements In Next 5 Years

The University of Michigan says the aging of the baby boom generation will bring a wave of retirements in the next 51/2 years, with about one in five of its employees expected to leave.

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Fired CSU Whistle-Blower Gets $100K Settlement

For Justin Schwartz, the Cal State East Bay lecturer who was fired after reporting that a colleague spent thousands of dollars of university money to buy himself high-end sports equipment and climbing lessons, a $100,000 settlement with CSU officially ends the legal dispute with his former employer.

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FSU Faculty A 'Farm Team' For Out-Of-State Schools

The head of Florida State University told Gov. Rick Scott's higher education reform panel Monday that budget cuts are making his faculty a "farm team" for out-of-state schools.

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Online Education Has Teachers Conflicted

When the University of California dangled a $30,000 incentive to thousands of professors in 2010 inviting them to create UC-worthy online courses, just 70 responded, and only a few classes materialized.

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For Duquesne Professors, a Union Fight That Transcends Religion

“Union busting is a mortal sin,” the Catholic Scholars for Worker Justice said in a 2010 statement on the indispensable role of unions.

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UConn Researcher Accused Of Faking Research Fights Termination

Dipak Das, the University of Connecticut scientist accused of fabricating 145 instances of research, is fighting his termination.

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