Higher Education Career Advice

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To stand out, a cover letter must be outstanding: smart, engaging, concrete, detailed and polished to perfection. Melissa Dennihy gives pointers on how to do that.

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May 3, 2013
Gretchel Hathaway considers the evolution of campus moves to be more inclusive, and the officials who lead such efforts.
May 1, 2013
Robert J. Sternberg suggests seven principles to keep in mind if you are applying to be a dean, provost or president.
April 29, 2013
Sarah Ann Fleming considers what you are likely to be asked and what you might want to ask.
April 26, 2013
Academics all stand to gain if they become better skilled at talking about their work with non-academics, writes Katrina Gulliver.
April 24, 2013
A new round of debate over the job market for traditional academic positions illustrates why it's time to recognize the alt-ac community on campuses, write Brenda Bethman and C. Shaun Longstreet.

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