Seeking Tenure

Seeking Tenure
May 6, 2015

Kerry Ann Rockquemore offers advice for faculty members feeling exhausted by racial battle fatigue.

May 1, 2015

Jonathan Wynn spent six years as a visiting assistant professor and offers advice (and warnings) to those who might find themselves on a similar path.

April 22, 2015

Kerry Ann Rockquemore offers advice on how to handle a criticism that many receive on the road to tenure -- and a perception that needs to be faced promptly.

 

 

April 8, 2015

Kerry Ann Rockquemore takes a question about an offer to write a textbook and discusses the need to have a system for figuring out when to say yes and when not to.

April 1, 2015

To win tenure, you should constantly write and constantly seek feedback, without worrying too much if some of the feedback is negative, write Kenneth Womack and Nichola D. Gutgold.

March 25, 2015

The thrill of being hired for a tenure-track job can easily be replaced by feeling all alone in a new town, far from your loved ones. Kerry Ann Rockquemore helps you evaluate your options.

March 18, 2015

College send subtle and not-so-subtle messages to new faculty hires, and frequently these early lessons hurt morale and the sense of community, writes Becky Wai-Ling Packard.

March 13, 2015

Ellen Mayock reviews how to set priorities, and how that should lead you to reject most -- but not all -- service requests.

March 11, 2015

A young black female academic notices that students call her colleagues Doctor or Professor, but she is addressed by her first name. Kerry Ann Rockquemore reviews her options.

February 25, 2015

Kerry Ann Rockquemore writes that you can gain control of your e-mail and your time, which is essential on the path to tenure.

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