Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

Laura Beard offers nine lessons those who work in higher education can learn from baseball.

Advice Columnists


September 4, 2013
New professors need to learn how much they will be expected to be visibly in offices (or labs), and the unofficial answers may be as important as anything in the handbook, writes Nate Kreuter.
August 30, 2013
Whether it's your first time in the classroom, or you're just looking for new ways to reach the bleary-eyed or disengaged, Matt Eventoff offers tips for turning strangers into engaged students.
August 28, 2013
Pamela Oliver shares advice for those starting their first semester as assistant professors.  
August 26, 2013
It's time for professors to stop seeking jobs when the only purpose is getting a raise at their current place of employment, writes Heather Dubrow. And it's time for departments to stop rewarding such tactics.
August 23, 2013
Nonprofit and for-profit institutions operate differently in important ways, so it's important to know yourself when contemplating changing sectors, writes Trenda Boyum-Breen.


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