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Many activist professors are stretched thin from attending protests, leading campus conversations, helping students while also processing their own emotions and dealing with the general weight of the current political moment. Kerry Ann Rockquemore gives advice on how to support such colleagues on your campus.

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July 27, 2016
In this hypothetical case study, Barbara McFadden Allen, Ruth Watkins and Robin Kaler explain how college leaders can -- and must -- surround themselves with a team of wise people with competing viewpoints.
July 26, 2016
Creating classroom experiences that grab and hold students' interest is not only good teaching, it's good science, writes Karen Costa.
July 25, 2016
Gaia Vasiliver-Shamis gives advice for dealing with that constant feeling of busyness that causes us to feel like we don't have time for anything.
July 22, 2016
Faculty members should identify gaps in their knowledge about gender, learn about transgender and nonbinary students, and implement some specific pedagogical practices, writes Stacy Jane Grover.
July 21, 2016
Maria Shine Stewart proposes three questions for colleges to consider while reflecting on the teaching conditions of adjunct faculty members.

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