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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January 31, 2018
Pam Whitfield offers suggestions for faculty members about how to manage student behavior and keep students safe at a time of growing contention.
January 30, 2018
We should help students make sense of not only the subject matter of our particular class but also how all their curricular and co-curricular activities fit together, writes Laura L. Behling.
January 29, 2018
Laura N. Schram shares three valuable ways of thinking about how to thrive beyond the Ph.D.
January 26, 2018
Black scholars experience an ever-present tension between who we used to be and who we have become, writes Robert L. Reece.
January 25, 2018
The first step is to understand why it matters and why you, as a job candidate, are being asked to write one, advises Victoria Reyes.


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