University of Manitoba Slammed in Study For Sexist Faculty Hiring & Promotion Practices (PTers Overwhelmingly Female)

University of Manitoba Slammed in Study For Sexist Faculty Hiring & Promotion Practices (PTers Overwhelmingly Female)

By Nick Martin Three University of Manitoba professors have launched a scathing attack on their university for employing far more male than female professors and for allegedly paying women less than men. The study, “Ten Years After: Sex and Salaries at a Canadian University,” was published last month by the journal Canadian Public Policy, and written […]

Adjunct Slaps University of Pittsburgh School of Law With Age Discrimination Suit

Adjunct Slaps University of Pittsburgh School of Law With Age Discrimination Suit

The University of Pittsburgh School of Law is the latest to be hit with an age discrimination lawsuit, joining the University of Baltimore School of Law, University of Iowa College of Law and Michigan State University College of Law. Longtime Pittsburgh tax law professor William Brown, 73, filed suit on Wednesday in the U.S. District […]

The New Adjunct: A Matter of Trust

The New Adjunct: A Matter of Trust

By Melissa Miller, Ed.D., M.Ed. “O Ever-failing trust / in mortal strength!” – John Milton Dr. Johnson beat me to the punch with his May blog, “Do Students Need to Trust Us to Learn?” This is a topic I have been reflecting upon recently because of an interesting book I am reading: Trust Matters: Leadership […]

Promoting Collaborative Learning in The Online Environment: How Can Faculty Overcome Challenges?

Promoting Collaborative Learning in The Online Environment: How Can Faculty Overcome Challenges?

By Nancy A. Walker, Ph.D. How do adult students benefit from a collaborative learning environment? As an online facilitator/faculty member, we are to foster and support collaboration between students. Needless to say, there are always challenges to this collaborative journey due to the online learning/teaching format.  How can we lessen these and have a smoother […]

The Education Bubble: Will Ballooning Student Debt Sink Higher Ed?

The Education Bubble: Will Ballooning Student Debt Sink Higher Ed?

by Daniel Indiviglio You think the housing bubble was enormous? Meet the education bubble. A recent article here by Andrew Hacker and Claudia Dreifus explained the debt crisis at American colleges. But some startling statistics will help to make their analysis a little more tangible. The growth in student loans over the past decade has been […]

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