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I may not get tenure, writes Erin L. Thompson, but becoming a mother has been the best thing that has ever happened in my life as an academic.

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March 16, 2017
Faculty members without tenure have to weigh issues of silence and voice against the hope and need for job security. Deborah J. Cohan gives advice on how to navigate it all.
March 15, 2017
How can you as a senior administrator best handle situations in which you're caught between important constituencies with very conflicting demands? Barbara McFadden Allen, Robin Kaler and Ruth Watkins explore a hypothetical situation along those lines.
March 14, 2017
We might provide the most detailed of instructions, but students will still find a reason to challenge those instructions as inadequate and shift the responsibility of the work to us, writes Lori Isbell.
March 13, 2017
Pallavi Eswara raises the most important ones -- and also provides some answers.
March 10, 2017
Helping students become familiar with the concept of rape culture provides an opportunity for them to recognize their own values and beliefs in action, writes Cat Pausé.

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