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 fourth of administrators said they are “pessimistic” about the future of higher education, though they […]

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...

College faculty push contract negotiations as pandemic continues

Dive Brief: College faculty across the U.S. are organizing to force administrators to allow them to teach remotely this fall. They’re also rejecting budget cuts and layoffs related to the global health crisis.  Instructors in at least one system, the City...

U of Arizona faculty resisted Ashford deal, letter shows

Dive Brief: Faculty at the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management pushed back on the school’s plans to purchase the for-profit Ashford University at least a month before the deal closed, according to a June letter obtained by Arizona Public...