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If you are only being paid for nine months of work, and you need summers for research, you need to set some limits, writes Nate Kreuter.

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October 12, 2009
Rob Weir offers suggestions on how not to flame out like fall leaves as your stress and work levels go up -- and how to reach your students when they experience mid-semester overload.
October 9, 2009
A department chair feels squeezed between senior administrators who want reform and senior professors who don't. C.K. Gunsalus considers the options.
October 7, 2009
As consultants who have worked in higher education for more than 20 years, we have had the opportunity to work closely with at least 50 presidents. Additionally, we learned a great deal during our research for a book on presidential transitions in higher education. We interviewed scores of presidents, provosts, chief financial officers, and trustees. Among many other things, we discovered the critical importance for presidents — especially new presidents — to devote effort and energy to building relationships — and we don’t just mean with donors.
October 5, 2009
Ever since this piece on the hiring process in philosophy was published in Inside Higher Ed, there has been a lot of discussion about the role that pedigree should play in hiring committees' decisions about job candidates (see here, here, and
October 2, 2009
Terri Givens considers the lessons learned and confidence gained from those who encouraged her -- and her obligation to do the same for others.

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