How a longtime protection for academic jobs is unraveling.
Academics take to social media to insist on the virtues of bringing their children to work.
A promotional video produced by the homecoming committee at the University of Wisconsin at Madison in September drew ire for not featuring students of color, but it isnât the first time the flagship has faced a diversity-related snafu.
The flagship university called it âobjectively offensiveâ for a lecturer of accounting to screen an extra-credit parody project. Several students left the class to protest the administrationâs decision.
Barrett Watten, an English professor and poet, was found to have âengaged in a hostile environment/sexual harassment,â among other things. Watten says the findings are âfalse or inaccurate as represented.â
Students have for years turned to crowdfunding to help with tuition and study-abroad costs. Now the strategyâs being used to try to save scholarsâ jobs.
Robert Quinn started Scholars at Risk two decades ago. The project matters now more than ever.
The university cited a failure to follow "standard procedures for holding events" as the reason to cancel. The decision follows clashes on several other campuses.
Marlboro College plans to move its academic programs to Emerson College, becoming the latest small New England institution to confront the realities of demographic declines, rising costs, and plummeting enrollment.
The size of the cap hasn't been defined, but it will apply to doctoral students in programs like the humanities and social sciences that have had difficulty placing graduates in academic jobs.