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In academe, many women of color are constantly pressured to overcompensate in ways that are unhealthy for themselves, their careers and their institutions, writes Yvette Alex-Assensoh.

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December 14, 2016
If we as faculty members can’t be honest among ourselves, Steven Conn asks, will we be surprised if our professional autonomy gets taken away by administrators or boards of trustees or state legislators?
December 13, 2016
As a teacher, you may prefer traditional classrooms full of residential students, but virtual education is here to stay and offers significant benefits, writes Robert Ubell.
December 12, 2016
In a job search, some unsolicited requests for information over email are much more effective than others. Robert D. Pearson gives advice on how to make yours one of them.
December 9, 2016
We no longer need advice for what individual faculty should do about the problem, argues Jamie J. Hagen. Rather, we should be seeking real institutional change.
December 8, 2016
To stand out, a cover letter must be outstanding: smart, engaging, concrete, detailed and polished to perfection. Melissa Dennihy gives pointers on how to do that.

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