Pennsylvania system gears up for major faculty, program cuts

Dive Brief: Five universities within the financially struggling Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education intend to lay off more than 100 full-time faculty members by the end of the academic year.  The faculty, who are tenure or tenure-track, received notice Friday their jobs could be eliminated in what would be the biggest retrenchment in the system’s […]

Faculty confidence in online learning grew this summer, survey finds

Dive Brief:  Nearly half (49%) of college faculty members view online learning as an effective method of teaching, according to an August survey of more than 3,600 instructors from Tyton Partners, an investment bank and consulting firm that covers the education...

College faculty, officials feel prepared to teach online: report

Dive Brief: The majority of college faculty members and administrators feel prepared to teach at least some classes online, according to a new survey of nearly 900 instructors and administrators conducted in early August. However, around a third of instructors and a...

Higher ed group offers ideas for supporting contingent faculty

Dive Brief: Support for non-tenure-track faculty members continues to be a concern amid pandemic-related cutbacks and pushback over how some campuses plan to reopen. A faculty industry group this week put out a list of principles and recommendations for institutions...