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A photo of Indiana University and Purdue officials signing an agreement to split IUPUI into two institutions.

Hard Choices Amid Purdue-Indiana Split

Numerous Indiana University employees will move to Purdue as the institutions dissolve their joint venture in Indianapolis. But many faculty members worry they’ll be left without tenure or a departmental home.

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In Statehouses, Tenure Was Bruised, but DEI Was Walloped

This year, Republican lawmakers in multiple states proposed bills eliminating tenure and targeting diversity, equity and inclusion. But legislatures only ended up passing significant bans on DEI.

Texas A&M President Claims Ignorance in Black Editor Hiring Controversy

Texas A&M University’s president and a vice president on Wednesday claimed ignorance and a procedural breakdown regarding the institution’s mishandling...
A photograph of M. Katherine Banks, the now-retired president of Texas A&M University.

Texas A&M President Retires, Citing Press Over Mishandled Hire of Black Editor

The university’s president since June 2021 stepped down effective immediately Thursday night amid negative national media attention.

A white man and a Black woman, José Luis Bermúdez and Kathleen McElroy, together hold a Texas A&M shirt, with maroon and silver balloons behind them.

Texas A&M Dean Resigns Amid Black Journalist Tenure Controversy

Reporting about a new journalism program finds that a celebrated hire rejected a watered down job offer, spurring an interim dean to resign.

Ohio Bill Targeting Strikes, DEI Doesn’t Advance—for Now

Ohio’s Senate Bill 83—which would’ve banned public higher education employee strikes and mandatory diversity, equity and inclusion programs, with some...
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Shrinking Pains at West Virginia University

The university is planning unprecedented program reductions and layoffs, citing a historic deficit and a changing higher ed landscape. The faculty isn’t taking it lying down.


Why Don't Tenured Professors Support Adjuncts?

Are they they wrong kind of underdogs to earn support from the tenured?