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From shipwreck to grad school, married ECU professors return 20 years later
From shipwreck to grad school, married ECU professors return 20 years later
 
The dominance of registered Democrats to Republicans in academia is becoming more and more apparent.
The dominance of registered Democrats to Republicans in academia is becoming more and more apparent.
 
Every year, professors around the world write millions of letters of recommendation.
Every year, professors around the world write millions of letters of recommendation.
 
In March 2018, the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees adopted new rules that fatally undermine academic freedom.
In March 2018, the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees adopted new rules that fatally undermine academic freedom.
 
How far has the United States gone down the road of punishing people for uttering politically incorrect thoughts?
 
I have one general guideline for myself in writing my columns: refrain from expressing anger or writing anything controversial -- anything that might cause folks to get up in arms, or worse, angry with me.
I have one general guideline for myself in writing my columns: refrain from expressing anger or writing anything controversial -- anything that might cause folks to get up in arms, or worse, angry with me.
 
That famous line from the movie A Few Good Men-"You can't handle the truth!"-applies more and more to the world of higher education. If you doubt that, consider the case of professor Samuel Abrams of Sarah Lawrence College
That famous line from the movie A Few Good Men-"You can't handle the truth!"-applies more and more to the world of higher education. If you doubt that, consider the case of professor Samuel Abrams of Sarah Lawrence College
 
In May, The Chronicle of Higher Education asked four academics from across the country to weigh in on the "adjunct crisis."
In May, The Chronicle of Higher Education asked four academics from across the country to weigh in on the "adjunct crisis."
 
The number of part-time and nontenure faculty continues to rise on campus as university officials try to cut costs. So does their dissatisfaction over wages and benefits, which is stirring disruptive pushback
The number of part-time and nontenure faculty continues to rise on campus as university officials try to cut costs. So does their dissatisfaction over wages and benefits, which is stirring disruptive pushback
 
The academic enterprise is supposed to be about truth. Those who are entrusted to teach are expected to convey knowledge to their students, not their opinions
The academic enterprise is supposed to be about truth. Those who are entrusted to teach are expected to convey knowledge to their students, not their opinions
 
College officials have cultivated a nice image for themselves-scholarly people who care deeply about providing the best possible education for their students
College officials have cultivated a nice image for themselves-scholarly people who care deeply about providing the best possible education for their students
 
No, not the snowflakes that fall gently from the sky and then sparkle in the moonlight as they cover the ground.
No, not the snowflakes that fall gently from the sky and then sparkle in the moonlight as they cover the ground.
 
Election season may not be the best time to go looking for sober reflection or respectful dialogue.
 
A look at the harmful biases in higher education, the damage that it causes, and how it can be fixed
 
I doubt that many people think of college professors as harried and overburdened to the point where they're putting their very health at risk, but [...]
I doubt that many people think of college professors as harried and overburdened to the point where they're putting their very health at risk, but [...]
 
Dr. Joe Houmard and Dr. Paul DeVita in East Carolina University's College of Health and Human Performance have been named the first two LeRoy T. Walker Distinguished Professors.
Dr. Joe Houmard and Dr. Paul DeVita in East Carolina University's College of Health and Human Performance have been named the first two LeRoy T. Walker Distinguished Professors.
 
It takes very little effort for amateur historians to get a fair and balanced view of history and it takes very little effort to honor or vilify one ethnic group or the other.
It takes very little effort for amateur historians to get a fair and balanced view of history and it takes very little effort to honor or vilify one ethnic group or the other.
 
Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement after two professors, Paul Modrich of Duke University and Aziz Sancar of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, shared the Nobel Prize in chemistry.
Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement after two professors, Paul Modrich of Duke University and Aziz Sancar of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, shared the Nobel Prize in chemistry.
 
Two East Carolina University professors are the first to receive the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Early Career Award recognizing exceptional performance by tenure track professors.
Two East Carolina University professors are the first to receive the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Early Career Award recognizing exceptional performance by tenure track professors.
 
Last month, six student government members at the University of California at Irvine voted to ban the American flag in some parts of campus. And although the ban was overturned, thousands of professors and students across California signed a letter supporting the flags removal.
Last month, six student government members at the University of California at Irvine voted to ban the American flag in some parts of campus. And although the ban was overturned, thousands of professors and students across California signed a letter supporting the flags removal.
 
One of the most honest and revealing academic articles in a long time will soon be published in the premier journal in social psychology.
 
On the whole, U.S. colleges and universities don't get everything right. They're overpriced, operationally hidebound, and ideologically stagnant. But American higher education does some things very well-well enough that students from around the world still choose to come to the United States to...
On the whole, U.S. colleges and universities don't get everything right. They're overpriced, operationally hidebound, and ideologically stagnant. But American higher education does some things very well-well enough that students from around the world still choose to come to the United States to...
 
Reporter Lynn Bonner and the News and Observer showed us once again why people have stopped buying newspapers: Reporters keep trying to make the news, not report it.
Reporter Lynn Bonner and the News and Observer showed us once again why people have stopped buying newspapers: Reporters keep trying to make the news, not report it.
 
For a long time, those of us who argue that higher educationís standards are eroding had to point to anecdotes to support our case.
For a long time, those of us who argue that higher educationís standards are eroding had to point to anecdotes to support our case.
 
When legislators and officials of the University of North Carolina and legislators consider costs, they prefer to focus on minor operational functions - such as heating bills. But that is mere nibbling around the edges.
When legislators and officials of the University of North Carolina and legislators consider costs, they prefer to focus on minor operational functions - such as heating bills. But that is mere nibbling around the edges.
 
Two professors in the ECU Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences were inducted as distinguished professors at the college's annual faculty convocation Aug. 25.
Two professors in the ECU Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences were inducted as distinguished professors at the college's annual faculty convocation Aug. 25.
 
Three East Carolina University professors begin their terms as officers for the universityís Faculty Senate on July 1.
Three East Carolina University professors begin their terms as officers for the universityís Faculty Senate on July 1.
 
A lot of dollars are riding on how many courses professors in the University of North Carolina system teach (or how many they are perceived to teach). Roughly half of the UNC budget consists of professors' salaries.
A lot of dollars are riding on how many courses professors in the University of North Carolina system teach (or how many they are perceived to teach). Roughly half of the UNC budget consists of professors' salaries.
 
A new faculty promotion system at one of North Carolina's largest community colleges could increase the school's focus on education. On the other hand, it could be a sign of "mission creep," as the college joins a recent trend of community colleges striving to look and act like universities.
A new faculty promotion system at one of North Carolina's largest community colleges could increase the school's focus on education. On the other hand, it could be a sign of "mission creep," as the college joins a recent trend of community colleges striving to look and act like universities.
 
A widely held view in the national press and certainly among academics is that we've come a long way in overcoming prejudice. Presumably we're now more open to a wider variety of opinions than ever before.
A widely held view in the national press and certainly among academics is that we've come a long way in overcoming prejudice. Presumably we're now more open to a wider variety of opinions than ever before.
 
It happens at the end of every semester. As final grades are computed and entered, faculty all across the United States hear those inner demons talking. Some expound quite loudly; others merely whisper.
It happens at the end of every semester. As final grades are computed and entered, faculty all across the United States hear those inner demons talking. Some expound quite loudly; others merely whisper.
 
"Universities for a very long time have been based on trust." So said the provost of the University of North Carolina, commenting on a report that a course taken mostly by intercollegiate athletes had never actually met. Dozens of other courses may have been similarly fraudulent, and a criminal...
"Universities for a very long time have been based on trust." So said the provost of the University of North Carolina, commenting on a report that a course taken mostly by intercollegiate athletes had never actually met. Dozens of other courses may have been similarly fraudulent, and a criminal...
 
Perhaps the most glaring weakness among American college students is their writing. Many enter college lacking the ability to put together even a single good paragraph - and graduate without much improvement. It has been that way for a long time.
Perhaps the most glaring weakness among American college students is their writing. Many enter college lacking the ability to put together even a single good paragraph - and graduate without much improvement. It has been that way for a long time.
 
As the old saying goes, "What's good for the goose is good for the gander." But some North Carolina professors have decided that they are neither goose nor gander.
As the old saying goes, "What's good for the goose is good for the gander." But some North Carolina professors have decided that they are neither goose nor gander.
 
Every two years, the General Assembly appropriates money to the schools in the UNC system to cover the cost of instruction - primarily professors' salaries and benefits. But the formula used to determine how much money the system requests is outdated, opaque, and creates the wrong incentives for...
Every two years, the General Assembly appropriates money to the schools in the UNC system to cover the cost of instruction - primarily professors' salaries and benefits. But the formula used to determine how much money the system requests is outdated, opaque, and creates the wrong incentives for...
 
The labor market for college professors has long been distorted. Tenure is a major factor; another is the presence of a massive labor supply glut, in the form of too many aspiring faculty members for too few full-time jobs. In some ways, the faculty labor market now resembles the market for...
The labor market for college professors has long been distorted. Tenure is a major factor; another is the presence of a massive labor supply glut, in the form of too many aspiring faculty members for too few full-time jobs. In some ways, the faculty labor market now resembles the market for...
 
If Neil Gross's analysis of the "why are professors liberal?" question is weak (as I argued here), his analysis of the "why do conservatives care?" question is appalling.
If Neil Gross's analysis of the "why are professors liberal?" question is weak (as I argued here), his analysis of the "why do conservatives care?" question is appalling.
 
Why is it that the great majority of college professors are liberal (i.e., hold mostly to "progressive," pro-state ideas about politics and economics) and why should conservatives be concerned that they are?
Why is it that the great majority of college professors are liberal (i.e., hold mostly to "progressive," pro-state ideas about politics and economics) and why should conservatives be concerned that they are?
 
The humanities, once the core of higher education, have fallen on hard times. Today's emphasis on education for jobs combined with humanities professors' rejection of their own foundations are chasing students from the study of the liberal...
The humanities, once the core of higher education, have fallen on hard times. Today's emphasis on education for jobs combined with humanities professors' rejection of their own foundations are chasing students from the study of the liberal...
 
Two East Carolina University faculty members may not be walking the red carpet at the Academy Awards on Feb. 24, but they will be on Hollywood Boulevard studying the stars as they arrive and specifically the brands presented there.
Two East Carolina University faculty members may not be walking the red carpet at the Academy Awards on Feb. 24, but they will be on Hollywood Boulevard studying the stars as they arrive and specifically the brands presented there.
 
I am not surprised that Dr. Sahle has a circle of devoted students and ex-students to passionately defend her.
I am not surprised that Dr. Sahle has a circle of devoted students and ex-students to passionately defend her.
 
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