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Scrutiny of Scholar’s Emails

January 14, 2015 / Phil Lesch

Legal fight at University of Kansas over emails from a professor who has received funding from the Koch brothers sets off a debate about undue influence and academic freedom. read more >

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Adjunct to Tenure-Track

January 13, 2015 / Phil Lesch

A statement from the union called the arbitrator's ruling "historic," and said many other adjuncts could benefit over time. read more >

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Educating Minds Online

January 08, 2015 / Phil Lesch

An outstanding new book provides a road map for truly effective teaching with technology read more >

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Harvard Ideas on Health Care Hit Home, Hard

January 06, 2015 / Phil Lesch

For years, Harvard’s experts on health economics and policy have advised presidents and Congress on how to provide health benefits to the nation at a reasonable cost. But those remedies will now be applied to the Harvard faculty, and the professors are in an uproar. read more >

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Big Union Win

January 05, 2015 / Phil Lesch

The National Labor Relations Board issued a ruling last week that could clear the way for much more unionization of faculty members at private colleges and universities. read more >