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How can professors best introduce provocative material in the classroom in an age of trigger warnings, microaggressions and tweeting? Michael Bugeja tackles the issue.

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June 18, 2012
A great university’s board has just illustrated how not to fire a president. Susan Resneck Pierce offers advice on how trustees should act when confronted with the possibility of a termination.  
June 15, 2012
As the Supreme Court gets ready to review the consideration of race in admissions policies, instructors need to think about how to manage discussions of the issue -- both those that are planned and those that are unplanned.
June 13, 2012
When college administrators talk constantly about their efforts to attract non-white professors, the supposed beneficiaries of these policies are marginalized, writes one such faculty member.
June 11, 2012
Just because you need to work during the summer doesn't mean you also don't need down time, writes Nate Kreuter.
June 8, 2012
With summer approaching, Maria Shine Stewart explores ways to cultivate kinder campus spaces all year long through the three “n’s”: noticing, navigating, nurturing.


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