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Latest American Association of University Professors Stories

2008-10-01 03:00:00

By Fitzpatrick, Joyce J WE ARE ALL AWARE OF THE NURSE FACULTY SHORTAGE, evidenced by the long waiting lists of qualified students for our programs and the fatigue we feel at the end of a long day of teaching.

2008-09-18 03:00:20

By Katz, Stanley N GENERALIZATIONS about longitudinal collegiate assessment are difficult to make, and they are often problematic. For one thing, there is an incredible range of institutional types.

2008-08-26 03:00:49

By Krebs, Paula M Class issues are among the most complicated for faculty and students in academe. In the September-October 2006 issue of Academe, we ran a cluster of articles about working-class faculty, students, and staff, and it attracted a good deal of attention.

2008-08-26 03:00:49

By Rich, Grant J Something for Everyone The Academic's Handbook, 3rd ed. A. Leigh Deneef and Craufurd D. Goodwin, eds. Durham, N. C: Duke University Press, 2008 REVIEWED BY GRANT J.

2008-08-26 03:00:48

By Plater, William M WE NEED A NEW VISION IF WE WANT TO CREATE A POSITIVE FUTURE FOR THE FACULTY.

2008-08-26 03:00:48

By Brown, Kevin Let's stop telling graduate students that all jobs have the same publishing expectations. We toss around the phrase "publish or perish" without thought these days, especially in the humanities.

2008-07-04 06:00:31

By Patricia Cohen When Michael Olneck was standing, arms linked with other protesters, singing "We Shall Not Be Moved" in front of Columbia University's library in 1968, Sara Goldrick-Rab had not yet been born. When he won tenure at the University of Wisconsin here in 1980, she was 3.

2008-06-28 06:02:37

By Encarnacion Pyle, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jun. 28--A year ago, students, professors and alumni were vigorously debating whether President Roderick J. McDavis had the right qualities to lead Ohio University.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.