G.B. Shaw said that "youth is wasted on the young." Be that as it may, college is not wasted on the older, at least on kinder campuses. Maria Shine Stewart reflects.
Nate Kreuter considers the role of instructors when their students come to them with decidedly nonacademic problems.
Sybil L. Holloway considers the roles of planning, preparation and setting reasonable expectations.
Chris Blattman offers ideas on how to approach a professor to help you on part of the process for getting into a grad program or landing an academic job.
In the second essay in a two-part series, Elizabeth Simmons advises instructors on how they can best evaluate their faculty peers.
In the first of a two-part series on yearly reviews, Elizabeth Simmons suggests how faculty members can frame their self-evaluative essays in ways that help them and their institutions.
Efforts to diversify faculties will work only if diverse candidates are under consideration, write Armando Bengochea and Roger Brooks. They offer ideas on how to make that likely.
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