Jeff Harris and Richard Skinner offer strategies for a successful search process, from the standpoint of both institutions and candidates.
Richard A. Greenwald considers the models offered by tech companies and gardening.
Women are excelling in senior posts at universities, writes Sue V. Rosser, but researchers who leave the faculty ranks before becoming full professors may limit their careers.
Susan Resneck Pierce considers how search committees figure out whether there is a match between candidates to lead an institution and its values.
Michael Benson considers lessons of path that led him from a doctorate in Middle Eastern history to a job roofing houses to fund raising and to college presidencies.
Responding to a question from an earlier column, Susan Resneck Pierce explains the process.