Tag: Florida State University

  • Florida Looks at Raising the Stakes on Post-Tenure Review

    Florida Looks at Raising the Stakes on Post-Tenure Review

    Amid “renewed interest” from Florida lawmakers into how tenured professors’ performance is judged, a post-tenure review proposal is circulating at state universities. The draft set off alarm bells for some faculty leaders, who say in its current form, it would hobble tenure protections by giving too much power to administrators. Florida professors were already on […]

  • Anti-Frat Protests Are Sweeping College Campuses. This Is How We Got Here.

    Anti-Frat Protests Are Sweeping College Campuses. This Is How We Got Here.

    Since the fall semester began, students at nearly 20 colleges have been protesting what they describe as a culture of sexual assault and drug abuse at fraternity parties. The surge of anger against predominantly campus white Greek life is striking. Hundreds of students have turned out to protest at some universities — in some cases […]

  • He Survived ‘Survivor.’ What About the Academic Workplace?

    He Survived ‘Survivor.’ What About the Academic Workplace?

    Many professors have quirky hobbies. Few involve competing on reality television. And then there’s Christian Hubicki, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Florida State University and the Florida A&M University–Florida State College of Engineering,who became a breakout star on Survivor. A major concern going into the season for Hubicki was whether other academics would […]