Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

When forced to furlough or lay off faculty, college leaders must avoid an overly procedural process and instead take three steps to follow an ethic of care, write Kiernan Mathews and Mai Hu Vang.

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October 19, 2020
Strengthening your equity, diversity and inclusion skills as a scholar, thought leader and mentor will build a foundation for your professional growth, writes Nana Lee.
October 16, 2020
Many people deny that pervasive racism shapes colleges and how it's reproduced through routine, less overt acts of harm, argue Thurka Sangaramoorthy and Joseph B. Richardson Jr.
October 15, 2020
My side hustle has generated experiences I can bring to my classes, connected me to the entrepreneurial community and created a point of mutual interest with my students, writes Bill Zimmerman.
October 14, 2020
Candy Lee shares some of the lessons she's learned teaching a college course on tackling tough subjects using picture books.
October 13, 2020
The chair’s letter is the principal information conduit to the dean and central administration and, thus, a decisive element in the tenure and promotion process, writes Richard Utz.


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