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Students hold a banner that says "Justice 4 Dr. Heath" at a protest to save Scott Heath's job at Loyola University New Orleans.

Students Rally to Save Black Professor

Loyola University New Orleans students are speaking out on behalf of a Black assistant professor who they say is losing his job while mourning the loss of a friend.

An aerial photograph of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus.

Hundreds of UNC Professors Oppose ‘Overreach’

Faculty members are opposing what they consider encroachments from three sources: the state Legislature, the UNC Board of Governors and the Chapel Hill Board of Trustees itself.

Student signs for "educational freedom" at New College of Florida.

New College Board Denies Tenure for 5 Professors

In the latest maneuver to remake higher ed in the vision of Ron DeSantis, New College of Florida trustees voted to deny tenure to five applicants due to “extraordinary circumstances.”

Professor Let Go After Officiating LGBTQ+ Wedding Sues

A professor who says Calvin University denied him tenure for his LGBTQ+ rights advocacy and then didn’t reappoint him for...
A letter lying flat with the prominent text "your pay and benefits will be reduced to zero"

Tenured and Making $0?

Emails suggest a Purdue University math faculty member has been punished for his COVID-19–era teaching. The university says it “regrets that some have chosen to release incomplete confidential personnel files.”

FIRE: 1/5 of ‘Scholar Sanction Attempts’ Led to Firing

There have been 1,080 “scholar sanction attempts” since 2000, about a fifth of which resulted in firings, the Foundation for...

Judge Reappoints 2 Emporia State Professors

An administrative law judge has given two Emporia State University professors their jobs back, The Kansas Reflector reports . Neither...
The Texas statehouse, topped with its prominent dome, at sunset.

What Ending Tenure Would Mean to Texas

Senate Bill 18 would change the landscape of Texas public higher education for the worse, Jennifer Ebbeler writes.