Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

Keisha N. Blain draws on her experiences and observations as a writer, reviewer, editor and editorial board member to offer several practical strategies.

Advice Columnists


June 4, 2020
Despite all the current challenges, higher education remains one of the best places to work and to contribute your knowledge, skills and gifts, KerryAnn O’Meara, Kristen Renn and D-L Stewart argue.
June 3, 2020
Mays Imad explores seven ways professors can help students thrive in class in times of trauma.
June 2, 2020
Michael G. Strawser offers advice for how academic administrators can help faculty respond to increased teaching, research and service expectations while dealing with a global virus.
June 1, 2020
As we approach a new faculty hiring season this fall, given the uncertainty of how many positions will be available, you need to be proactive, advises Chris Smith.
May 29, 2020
We call on ourselves as scholars to engage a wider audience in our work, but we must acknowledge the risks and consequences some of us face for doing so, write Laurie Cooper Stoll and Darci L. Thoune.


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