Emails suggest a Purdue University math faculty member has been punished for his COVID-19–era teaching. The university says it “regrets that some have chosen to release incomplete confidential personnel files.”
Professors in Oregon push for gender-neutral titles for retired faculty members. The idea has traction, although there’s debate about just what to call these professors instead of “emeritus” and “emerita.”
Older professors are keeping pace with their younger colleagues in terms of scholarly output and have particular knowledge to impart, study says. Authors say their findings challenge negative stereotypes about aging faculty members.