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Everything changed when my best friend immediately found tenure-track employment while I struggled to finish a dissertation that seemed increasingly like a waste of time, writes Patricia Grisafi.

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June 27, 2012
The life of the mind requires a healthy body, writes Nate Kreuter, and there are ways even for frugal graduate students to get medical care.
June 25, 2012
Adjusting from a pre-tenure to post-tenure career requires asking yourself the right questions, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.
June 22, 2012
While it may go against the grain for faculty members who aren't digital natives, Paula Dagnon and Karen Hoelscher explain how to find out whether creating an electronic portfolio of your work is right for you.
June 20, 2012
An anonymous faculty member, fed up at being rejected in favor of internal candidates in allegedly national searches, suggests a new system for hiring.
June 18, 2012
A great university’s board has just illustrated how not to fire a president. Susan Resneck Pierce offers advice on how trustees should act when confronted with the possibility of a termination.  

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