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In this hypothetical case study, Barbara McFadden Allen, Ruth Watkins and Robin Kaler explain how college leaders can -- and must -- surround themselves with a team of wise people with competing viewpoints.

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July 19, 2016
The essay form is still the best way for students to think hard on the page, but it should involve inquiry-based learning, evidence-rich analysis and process work -- not formulae, write Gwen Hyman and Martha Schulman.
July 18, 2016
Saundra Loffredo recommends step-by-step preparation for successful job interviews.
July 15, 2016
The difficulties of applying to academic positions begin before even submitting any applications, writes Alex Hanna.
July 14, 2016
A request to write letters evaluating other faculty for tenure and promotion means that other people think you are qualified to make this important assessment. It can also be terrifying, write Joya Misra and Jennifer Lundquist.
July 13, 2016
Sometimes it's best for a presidential spouse to avoid the role of a home-run-crushing slugger and to focus instead on relatively inconspicuous but worthwhile endeavors, writes Mort Maimon.

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