Professoriate

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Documenting Discrimination in Hiring and Promotion

Apr 09, 2014 by Peter Wood |

NAS seeks to identify academics who believe they have been denied hiring or promotion on the basis of race, ethnicity, or sex.

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What Do Professors Think of MOOCs?

Aug 30, 2013 by Rachelle DeJong |

According to Inside Higher Ed's recent survey, many professors believe Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) are inferior to other forms of online teaching and the real-life classroom. 

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I Critique the New Book by Neil Gross

Jun 05, 2013 by George Leef |

Why are professors liberal? George Leef responds to Neil Gross's answer.

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Professors as Independent Contractors

Feb 13, 2013 by George Leef |

What today's academics could learn from Adam Smith.

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Fellowship Positions with The James Madison Program

Nov 09, 2012 by Crystal Plum |

The James Madison Program invites scholars to apply for its Fellowship positions.

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Professoriate Tacks Left

Oct 24, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |

UCLA survey finds significant ideological shift among professors - in the same direction.

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How the Internet Ruined the Teaching of Literature

Oct 22, 2012 by David Clemens |

Professor Clemens gives up his Literature class because students no longer relate to a non-Internet medium.

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One Year Later, Profs Back Occupy Wall Street

Sep 14, 2012 by Crystal Plum |

On the anniversary of the Occupy movement's launch, the Chronicle of Higher Education highlights faculty members' support for the movement but fails to cite any dissenting voices. 

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Advice for a Young Scholar

Aug 02, 2012 by George Leef |

In this week's Pope Center Clarion Call, Professor David Clemens shares a letter he wrote to a student of his who wants to enter the professorial ranks… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

On the 25th Anniversary of the Publication of Closing of the American Mind

Jul 05, 2012 by George Leef |

Jay Schalin offers his thoughts on Allan Bloom's book.

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A Famous University Where the Faculty is Split Between Adults and Spoiled Children

Feb 01, 2012 by George Leef |

Economic professor William Anderson is writing about Duke, but his observation applies to most universities — some professors take scholarly work seriously and… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Diversity Will Cure Our Ills!

Jan 24, 2012 by George Leef |

To professors who dont' embrace diversity fervently enough.

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Lessons from Our Upgrade to a Non-Tenure University

Oct 31, 2011 by Douglas Campbell, James E. Fletcher |

Two professors contrast employment with a tenure system to employment without it.

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Professorial Bias: In the Classroom or in Your Head?

Jun 20, 2011 by Glenn Ricketts |

A recent survey suggests that professorial ideological bias may sometimes be a function of student resistence to changing their ideas. Could be, but there's still much MUCH more to the issue.

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Unnatural Selection

Mar 29, 2011 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood comments on a new study claiming that self-selection by liberal students explains the leftward tilt of academe.

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