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Shared Crisis

With more institutions citing budget woes as they eliminate academic programs, AAUP offers new recommendations for faculty involvement in such decisions and just what constitutes financial exigency.

Freelance Professors

StraighterLine and Udemy offer the potential of self-employment to entrepreneurial professors. But will a free market for online teaching pay off for faculty?

Should Faculty Be Fingerprinted?

Proposed policy at Florida Gulf Coast U. raises question of what a university is entitled to track about every professor.

Out on a Limb

Saint Louis University president who pushed controversial reforms has lost the support of faculty, but still has his board’s support. How does that get resolved?

A Tenure Review

While the percentage of tenured faculty members continues to decline nationally, the Sage Colleges worked to re-establish the practice in a bid to improve the institution's academic profile.

Voting Rights for Adjuncts

U. of Missouri at Columbia considers becoming the latest institution where shared governance includes those off the tenure track.

Job Security at Risk in Florida

A year after community college faculty members fought off a challenge to their tenure-like contracts, a new proposal surfaces.

Holding Faculty Accountable

Post-tenure review, with real rigor and due process, can protect the truly important faculty rights, writes Elizabeth Hoffman.