Higher Education Career Advice

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While a huge literature exists on first-generation undergraduates, there is only silence about what happens to those students when they go on to doctoral or faculty life. Herb Childress provides an insider’s description.

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January 3, 2014
Love of a discipline, without a good career plan, doesn't justify earning a Ph.D., writes Deb Werrlein. And graduate programs should stop taking advantage of those who ignore her advice.
December 20, 2013
Business officers are susceptible to getting siloed. Christine Helwick offers suggestions for how they can work effectively with leaders in other campus disciplines.  
December 18, 2013
Marian Stoltz-Loike writes about how colleges can encourage faculty members to teach online.
December 16, 2013
What matters when you pick a graduate program may not matter when evaluating job offers, writes Heather Dubrow.
December 13, 2013
Even under today's strains, professors should step back and look broadly at the various dimensions of their work lives to take full advantage of the opportunities, Charles Mathewes writes.

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