Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

How can academic leaders foster a culture of excellence in their departments and other units? Robert A. Easter, C. K. Gunsalus, Sebastian Wraight, Nicholas C. Burbules and Jeremy D. Meuser suggest some specific actions to take.

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February 8, 2018
Chandra Y. Osborn explains why she walked away from a position at a prestigious university to join a tech start-up -- and what she learned about academic research along the way.
February 7, 2018
Few institutions and associations have considered the particular hurdles conference participation presents for women scholars with children, argue Angela L. Bos, Jennie Sweet-Cushman and Monica Schneider.
February 6, 2018
Why do academics accept and perpetuate the idea, asks Jessica Estep, that financial ruin should be the norm for humanities Ph.D.s?
February 5, 2018
Natalie Lundsteen offers some basic tips to help you have clear and confident electronic communication.
February 2, 2018
A Ph.D. candidate describes the costs of doing service as a graduate student of color.


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