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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August 3, 2012
Neither playing ostrich nor building a moat will protect campuses from violence. Awareness of the possibilities may help us build safer, kinder places, Maria Shine Stewart writes.
August 1, 2012
Many professors routinely disregard the schedules to which they have committed, writes Nate Kreuter. It's time for them to hold themselves accountable.
July 30, 2012
Kerry Ann Rockquemore writes that some faculty members, post-tenure, need to consider whether they want to stay in academe.
July 27, 2012
Elizabeth Simmons offers advice for faculty members and administrators on successfully launching a dual-career academic’s new tenure-stream position.
July 25, 2012
Bill Wolff explains why he put all of his documents online for all to see, and why other faculty members should too.

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