Career Advice

Responding to Rejection

When you get negative feedback, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore, analyze it, deal with it (if appropriate) and move on.

Being an Effective Administrative Spouse

Mary M. Kennedy offers her experiences as wife and teacher as a case study in partnerships for higher education leaders.

The Art of Delegation

Kerry Ann Rockquemore writes that junior faculty members are too quick to assume they can't get help, and too hesitant to ask.

30 Writing Tips

Curtis J. Bonk offers advice for the start of an academic career.

The Bridge to Somewhere

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There are ways to phase in a move from higher ed to another kind of employment, writes Sabine Hikel.

Pick Your Battles

Kerry Ann Rockquemore writes about the danger of fighting everything and of the danger of never expressing legitimate frustrations.

Recovering Administrator

Terri Givens, back in the faculty ranks, considers what she learned and why (when the time is right) she may go back.

Perfectionism -- II

Peg Boyle Single identifies symptoms and treatments for a problem that can block writing.

How to Lose Friends and Influence No One

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Rob Weir considers the administrative practices that make many professors reject the idea of a position outside the faculty ranks.

It's Crunch Time!

The end of the semester must be near because nearly all the new faculty members I met last week were holding their breath, trying to keep their heads above water, and praying for the end of the semester! The feelings of exhaustion and frustration I heard repeatedly were both intense and predictable. As a result, let's focus on some concrete ways to deal with Common New Faculty Mistake #15: Failing to Recognize and Adjust to the Rhythms of the Semester.

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