PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Faculty http://www.chronicle.com/section/Faculty/7/ 2017-11-18T01:25:29-05:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Here’s What Sexual Harassment Looks Like in Higher Education http://www.chronicle.com/article/Here-s-What-Sexual/241807 2017-11-16T23:41:52-05:00 A mix of risk factors has made the problem particularly pervasive in the college workplace. By Katherine Mangan Sexual-Harassment Case at U. of Southern California Prompts Push for Tougher Punishments http://www.chronicle.com/article/Sexual-Harassment-Case-at-U/241806 2017-11-16T21:04:41-05:00 Students are asking the university to re-examine its policies, saying the sanctions imposed on a professor who violated those polices were weak. By Nell Gluckman It’s Been 3 Decades Since There Were So Few Jobs for History Ph.D.s http://www.chronicle.com/article/It-s-Been-3-Decades-Since/241798 2017-11-16T13:57:00-05:00 And back then, the American Historical Association notes in its latest jobs report, many fewer new graduates were competing for those openings. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz Just Maybe, Student Activists Aren’t So Closed-Minded http://www.chronicle.com/article/Just-Maybe-Student-Activists/241795 2017-11-16T11:34:00-05:00 A new national survey says they seek out differing opinions more often than their peers do. The Scholars Behind the Quest for Reparations http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Scholars-Behind-the-Quest/241764 2017-11-14T17:15:00-05:00 They are propelling a reckoning with slavery’s legacy on campuses, in cities, at companies. What Hilary Beckles is doing represents the next step. It’s the marshaling of scholarship for a political aim: payback. By Marc Parry Scholars of Slavery Force a Public Reckoning http://www.chronicle.com/article/Scholars-of-Slavery-Force-a/241759 2017-11-14T17:15:00-05:00 Historians are asking new questions as America confronts its past. Download this booklet to read about their work, the conversations they’ve started, and what’s next in the movement for reparations. By Marc Parry Dozens of Spelman Professors Support Student Campaign That Has Named Harassers http://www.chronicle.com/article/Dozens-of-Spelman-Professors/241765 2017-11-14T11:59:00-05:00 The #WeKnowWhatYouDid movement has drawn attention and criticism for publicly naming students and others, and accusing them of rape. By Sarah Brown Sexual Harassment and Assault in Higher Ed: What’s Happened Since Weinstein http://www.chronicle.com/article/Sexual-HarassmentAssault/241757 2017-11-13T21:11:00-05:00 Revelations about the film producer’s apparent pattern of sexual misconduct are just over a month old, but the reverberations have been deeply felt across academe. Here are the latest updates, from Friday, on cases at Boston University, the University of Rochester, and Stanford University. By Nell Gluckman, Brock Read, and Katherine Mangan Use the Wrong Conference Hashtag, and an ’80s Band May Tweet at You http://www.chronicle.com/article/Use-the-Wrong-Conference/241755 2017-11-13T14:16:00-05:00 The American Historical Association has taken pains to ensure it is not confused with a-ha, a Norwegian rock band. By Sam Hoisington 2 Women Say Stanford Professors Raped Them Years Ago http://www.chronicle.com/article/2-Women-Say-Stanford/241749 2017-11-11T00:30:30-05:00 One of the men died in 2007, and the other former professor called his accuser’s claim “utterly false.” By Katherine Mangan The First Thing Colleges Must Understand About Antifa: What the Word Means http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-First-Thing-Colleges-Must/241748 2017-11-10T18:52:51-05:00 The terminological confusion around “antifa,” “antifascism,” and “black bloc” has contributed to misinterpretation of leftist activism. Three experts provide a glossary. By Nell Gluckman Academics Share Pictures of Their Tattoos http://www.chronicle.com/article/Academics-Share-Pictures-of/241731 2017-11-09T16:21:00-05:00 They have a few thoughts to share as well, about ink’s place in academe. By Chris Quintana One Way to Fight Fake News http://www.chronicle.com/article/One-Way-to-Fight-Fake-News/241726 2017-11-09T10:58:00-05:00 To navigate the internet successfully, students need more than a checklist. Tattoos Don’t Change. Academic Minds Might. http://www.chronicle.com/article/Tattoos-Don-t-Change/241721 2017-11-08T18:45:06-05:00 In navigating the ivory tower, tattooed professors face attitudes old and new. By Chris Quintana Duke U. Lecturer’s Syllabus Excludes Student Reporters From Course http://www.chronicle.com/article/Duke-U-Lecturer-s-Syllabus/241717 2017-11-08T16:48:16-05:00 Staff members of the university’s student newspaper were surprised to discover that they had been explicitly barred from the class. By Nell Gluckman How the GOP Tax Plan Could Hurt Graduate Students — and American Research http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-the-GOP-Tax-Plan-Could/241702 2017-11-07T15:51:00-05:00 The plan would count tuition waivers as taxable income. That could push some students past their financial breaking points. By Eric Kelderman Oxford Professor Is on Leave Amid Allegations of Sexual Assault http://www.chronicle.com/article/Oxford-Professor-Is-on-Leave/241698 2017-11-07T11:50:00-05:00 Tariq Ramadan, a professor of contemporary Islamic studies, is on leave “by mutual agreement,” the university said. By Andy Thomason Slaves in the Ivy League: Princeton Discovers Its Racial Past http://www.chronicle.com/article/Slaves-in-the-Ivy-League-/241692 2017-11-06T19:22:00-05:00 How one historian’s seminar has grown into one of the most-ambitious investigations of an institution’s racial history. By Julia Martinez NYU Faculty Members Shun Abu Dhabi Campus Over Academic-Freedom Issues http://www.chronicle.com/article/NYU-Faculty-Members-Shun-Abu/241685 2017-11-06T11:07:00-05:00 Professors in the journalism school told the university’s president that the denial of visas to two colleagues represents “a significant threat.” By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz Steering More Women to Silicon Valley http://www.chronicle.com/article/Steering-More-Women-to-Silicon/241666 2017-11-05T18:31:00-05:00 In an attempt to get more women into the technology industry, Duke University has launched a program that matches female undergraduates with internships. By Nell Gluckman