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Too many people in academe are institutionalizing their melancholy, writes Douglas Dowland. They complain about what a university should be rather than seeing what it makes possible.

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March 18, 2016
The precarity of contingent faculty members limits their ability to make important structural changes in the academy, including responding to student demands for racial justice, writes Michelle Kweder.
March 17, 2016
While arguments and counterarguments fly back and forth about the value of the humanistic enterprise, department chairs might be left wondering how to preserve and promote their departments, writes Timothy S. Huebner.
March 16, 2016
What do you do when people on your campus resist the establishment of a new faculty mentoring program? Kerry Ann Rockquemore offers advice.
March 14, 2016
In any Ph.D. job search, if there is an application process, you should read the instructions before you do anything, writes Natalie Lundsteen. You should take your time, be thoughtful and follow directions.
March 11, 2016
Roksana Badruddoja writes an open letter to her students, à la Shannon Gibney, Saida Grundy and Zandria F. Robinson.

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