The University of Missouri is cutting $20 million in administrative costs and redirecting it to the academic program. Finally, a school administration that remembers what the point of its existence is - The Chronicle: Daily news: 07/24/2006 -- 05.
The Chronicle talks to a number of bloggers about Juan Cole not getting appointed at Yale. Cole is the only historian-blogger the Chronicle asks about the issue. I found his response pretty inspiring. Juan R.I. Cole: A Reponse.
Jonathan Malesic discusses the differences between being a graduate student and a first year assistant professor. Dispatches from the First Year.