Higher Education Career Advice

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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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March 15, 2013
Early career faculty should demonstrate leadership through projects that also advance their teaching and research programs, Elizabeth Simmons writes.
March 13, 2013
At teaching-oriented colleges, a search committee will be focused on how candidates match institutional values, not just their C.V.s, writes Melanie Springer Mock.
March 11, 2013
Sometimes grad students need more support than they can find on campus, writes Rachel Leventhal-Weiner.
March 8, 2013
Jane Haladay reflects on productivity gained when flying -- and the distractions that complicate life on the ground.
March 6, 2013
The time comes eventually for most professors: watching a tryout for an eventual successor. Lezlie Laws considers the implications for herself and her institution.

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