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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 03:00:49

By Marthers, Paul Parker, Jeff How do liberal arts colleges decide what to pay new faculty? Do liberal arts colleges act like research universities when they seek to appoint new faculty members? Evidence shows that research universities bid aggressively for talent, using discretionary salary policies to achieve a diverse professoriate, appoint research stars, and fill vacancies in fields where market forces require differential salaries.

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.

2008-08-06 15:00:46

By Scott Travis, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug. 6--Florida's budget-strapped universities may deteriorate in quality as other states siphon off the most talented faculty, a top education official says.

2008-08-06 03:00:47

By Scott Travis, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug. 6--Florida's budget-strapped universities may deteriorate in quality as other states siphon off the most talented faculty, a top education official says.

2008-07-31 15:00:53

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Cynthia Williams of Kent State University Stark Campus, +1-330-244-3262 NORTH CANTON, Ohio, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --After spending six years teaching, writing research projects, presenting papers and surviving stressful reviews with department heads, the faculty who finally attain tenure - a major achievement in higher education - receive a generic letter from the university administrator for this momentous occasion.

2008-07-31 12:00:55

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After spending six years teaching, writing research projects, presenting papers and surviving stressful reviews with department heads, the faculty who finally attain tenure - a major achievement in higher education - receive a generic letter from the university administrator for this momentous occasion.

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.