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Max Planck Society Seeks to Keep More Women as Faculty
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 6, 2017
The German research institution will invest more than $35 million in creating tenure-track positions for female scientists.
Tenure Under Attack in Two More States
Joshua A. Krisch | Jan 17, 2017
Proposed legislation would eliminate academic tenure at public universities in Iowa and Missouri, echoing a move that has already gutted such permanent posts in Wisconsin.
AAUP Champion Dies
Jef Akst | Jan 26, 2016
Jordan Kurland, associate general secretary of the American Association of University Professors, has passed away at age 87.
Assessing Research Productivity
Donna S. Gibson, Craig B. Thompson, Ushma S. Neill | Jan 1, 2015
A new way of evaluating academics’ research output using easily obtained data
Impact Forecasts Cloudy
Abby Olena | Oct 31, 2013
Current models do a poor job of predicting the impact individual scientists will have, according to a study.
Off the Track
Erin Weeks | Sep 9, 2013
An eight-year study finds freshman benefit more from adjunct-taught classes than those led by faculty in the tenure system.
Opinion: Making Room for Rising Stars
Brad Fenwick | Sep 4, 2013
Dealing with the delicate matter of retirement for aging academics