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Faculty, Staff Turnover Rates See Post-Pandemic Decline

Voluntary faculty and higher education staff turnover, excluding retirements, decreased in 2023–24 after two years of sharp rises, according to...

Switching Off From Work: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute: Jane Gifkins, a research fellow at Griffith University, examines the benefits of switching off after...

Are You Having Fun?

We cannot do our best work unless we approach it with joy.

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New Study Challenges Conventional Wisdom on Shortage of STEM Graduates

Large numbers of students who major in STEM subjects do not pursue related careers, a study found. Toxic work cultures prompt many who do work in related fields to leave.

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Student Wellness Tip: Helping Faculty Help Students

Professors say they need additional training on referring students to mental health resources on campus. The University of California, Irvine, dedicates personnel to building and providing training resources for faculty.

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Turning the Tide on Admissions Staff Turnover

Solutions to improve staff morale can be found in areas beyond compensation, Elizabeth Kirby writes.

Survey: Pay Equity Lags for Higher Ed Administrators

Though the number of women in higher education leadership roles has increased since 2002, pay equity hasn’t kept pace, according...

Contingent Faculty Members Report Low Pay, Thoughts of Quitting

Over a quarter of respondents to a 2022 American Federation of Teachers survey of contingent faculty members earned less than...