An external consultant will next month begin examining and analyzing Alberta’s current post-secondary funding model as part of the government’s tuition review process.
Elizabeth H. Simmons offers advice on how deans, chairs and directors can make academics outside the tenure system feel valued, rewarded, included and consulted.
Analysis of deans shows women are less likely to be rehired than men.
Lucy Ferriss writes almost anything else instead — Fabulous! Fascinating! Well argued! — because calling students' work excellent gives them no further room to improve.
“As targeted racialized academics, we knew we were being forced to accept loss and indignity,” write Aisha Ahmad and Minelle Mahtani of their decision not to attend upcoming US-based conferences due to the Trump administration’s revised travel ban.
Though more relevant than ever, the field seems to have to continually justify its existence.
"We need to become aware of the social realities that set us apart from many of our fellow citizens and address them."
Elsevier report highlights countries and subjects where gender equality is improving the most.
“Over the past few years, a growing number of universities have warmed to teaching classes linked to today’s celebrities,” writes David Friend for the Canadian Press.
Listen to them, but remember: Not all tears are created equal.