Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

How can academic leaders foster a culture of excellence in their departments and other units? Robert A. Easter, C. K. Gunsalus, Sebastian Wraight, Nicholas C. Burbules and Jeremy D. Meuser suggest some specific actions to take.

Advice Columnists


June 24, 2015
Melissa Dennihy discusses how to prepare for an interview for a faculty job.
June 22, 2015
Lucy Leske considers the errors that she sees derail candidacies of good people for leadership jobs in higher ed.
June 19, 2015
Universities should offer writing courses and other support aimed at teaching graduate students the sort of writing they'll need to succeed in their careers, Aisha Langford argues.
June 17, 2015
Kerry Ann Rockquemore answers a reader debating whether to abandon the tenure track after a stressful first year.
June 15, 2015
A form of comedy can build confidence and agility in Ph.D.s going into job interviews, writes Jake Livengood.


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