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The news this week: April 8-15

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, April 08, 2016
Updated: Thursday, April 14, 2016

The news this week: April 8-15

Thanks to 'net detectives Jon Jackson and Carolyn Wright

Professionally

Be careful what you post!

http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/tenured-professor-says-blog-post-cost-him-his-job/110258?elqTrackId=b286cd10d48049e58c5020df4b9d8e0c&elq=0a74056d7bd84807af16efd445858623&elqaid=8627&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2891

Complete, free report, links from Chron. hi. ed.

Good news: professors' salaries up but the bad news...

http://www.aaup.org/report/higher-education-crossroads-annual-report-economic-status-profession-2015-16

Full, free report from AAUP

Have you looked at Tomorrow's professor newsletter?

http://blogs.nvcc.edu/teachingexcellence/2014/11/07/tomorrow-professor-email-newsletter/

Website

Non-tenure track instructors unionizing on 2 campuses

https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2016/04/07/two-union-wins-non-tenure-track-instructors?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=108c21ddf7-DNU20160407&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-108c21ddf7-199141673

Short, free item from Inside hi. ed.

Opportunities

Annual conference for case studies in sciece

http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/training/conference/

Sept. 16-17 at Ramada Inn, Buffalo

Eppendorf neurobiology prize

http://corporate.eppendorf.com/en/company/scientific-awards/global-award/?et_rid=51728656&et_cid=408155

Deadline: June 15

Around and about academia

Revoke recognition of accreditor?

http://www.mass.gov/ago/docs/policy/2016/ag-multistate-ltr-to-usdoed-040816.pdf

Letter from DC's AG + 12 more attorneys general

On-line piracy of books and articles?

http://chronicle.com/article/Online-Piracy-of-Academic/236078?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=2278a70bf1d642ea8a2337615bd76255&elq=8fb5301f0f6f47b8aee3e3c071de8016&elqaid=8628&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2892

Full, free essay, links from Chron. hi. ed.

USA "killing science?"

http://chronicle.com/article/If-America-Wants-to-Kill/236011?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=00994d81c5c34a9791d4461fe15bf6a4&elq=a5abc72caf834b948a23095e692d9539&elqaid=8594&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2874

Full, free interview, links from Chron. hi. ed.

Does PubPeer represent "vigilante science?"

http://chronicle.com/article/Brandon-Stell-Is-the-Vigilante/236007?cid=gn&utm_source=gn&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=16044df8b0a342fd91e0c5d6ecf437f4&elq=8d3922e126994535850c09265139a2d0&elqaid=8669&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2913

Complete, free report, links from Chron. hi. ed.

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