Elizabeth Simmons discusses how "productivity software" can smooth the path for new administrators -- and offers tips on the tools she finds most useful.
Mend the Gap
Hiring? About to make an offer? Elizabeth Simmons offers advice on what you need to know to make your upcoming negotiation a success.
Need reliable information about promotions, leaves and other work-life issues? Elizabeth Simmons offers advice on how to research these matters at your institution.
The coursework and research from your postgraduate training have equipped you with the scholarly skills to help you master the mysteries of faculty life, Elizabeth Simmons writes.
On the job market? Anticipating an offer? Elizabeth Simmons offers advice on what you need to know to make your upcoming negotiation a success.
Interested in making your department more inclusive? Elizabeth Simmons and Ramón S. Barthelemy offer suggestions for improving the climate for LGBT colleagues and students.
Early career faculty should demonstrate leadership through projects that also advance their teaching and research programs, Elizabeth Simmons writes.
Why become an academic leader? Elizabeth Simmons contends that it enables you to extend your love of learning into a new arena.
Why become an academic leader? Elizabeth Simmons argues that it offers a unique opportunity to extend a love of teaching into novel realms.
Considering whether to seek an external offer? Elizabeth Simmons discusses how your home institution is likely to respond.