Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

Stephen J. Aguilar discusses why it's important to examine one often-misunderstood requirement of Ph.D. applications: the personal statement.

Advice Columnists


January 17, 2020
In spite of the growing attention given to body positivity and fat acceptance movements, Bobbi Reidinger writes, weight-based discrimination affects the levels of power and influence afforded such a scholar.
January 16, 2020
Katherine Haley describes 10 things that boards and search committees need to know to run a successful presidential search.
January 15, 2020
How many of us who strayed from the academic track, asks Robert Alford, have ended up feeling alienated from those who mentored us?
January 14, 2020
Today’s rancorous environment makes discussing politics hazardous, writes Sara Eskridge, who has found technology can be used to foster objectivity and engage students.
January 13, 2020
So … I’m white, writes Amanda Cornwall. Can I be effective as a mentor to students from underrepresented groups?


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