Only One American University Is Hiring More Full-Time Faculty and Shrinking Pricey Administration Jobs
Nasty and BrutishA scandal in Colorado reveals that bullying bros still plague university philosophy departments.
Postdocs for JocksThe latest UNC scandal reminds us that schools don’t care about whether their athletes can read. I’ve got the solution.
Down With the Internet Review Board!How would you like it if a bunch of online randos could get you fired? That’s life for professors.
Pay Our Teachers or Lose Your JobNorth Carolina is pushing its best educators out. We have to do something.
Teaching Isn’t Rocket Science. It’s Harder.To solve engineering problems, you use your brain. Solving classroom problems uses your whole being.
A California College Just Fired This Adjunct Midsemester. Why? They Don’t Have to Tell Him, or Anyone.
The King of MOOCs Abdicates the ThroneSebastian Thrun and Udacity’s “pivot” toward corporate training.
Death of a ProfessorAn 83-year-old French instructor’s undignified death became a cause célèbre for exploited academics. But what really happened to Margaret Mary Vojtko?
Title NeinNorthwestern University found that a star professor violated the sexual harassment code in his treatment of a student. Why is he still teaching?
Alas, Poor ShakespeareYet another conservative commentator is decrying English departments falling to “victimhood” studies. Too bad it’s not true.
The Brave New World of Academic CensorshipIf you’re a professor in Kansas, better stay off the Internet.
Thinning the Ph.D. HerdHow to ease the miseries of grad school? Make sure there are fewer grad students.
Schooled: The Flipped ClassroomCan watching lectures at home and doing homework in school improve high school learning?
Schooled: Does Class Size Matter?The formula for a successful school is more complicated than the teacher-pupil ratio.
Schooled: How to Choose a SchoolA discussion about navigating the many measures of public school quality.