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Helping Faculty Members Cultivate Joy in Writing

Academics internalize that we must “publish or perish,” but that message creates fear, loathing and pressure, write Deborah J. Cohan and Barbara J. Risman.

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No More Job Postings

After Letitia Henville heard many grad students say they didn’t apply for positions she knew they qualified for, she took a new approach to the hiring process.

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How Can We Address Campus Conflict?

Megan Halteman Zwart provides advice on how to create conditions that help all students to learn amid culture wars and national controversies.

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Congratulations! You’ve been promoted. Now what?

As a senior team member, don’t ignore the benefits of newness that an appointee from the outside would have, write Laurie Fenlason and Jenn Desjarlais.

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What Do You Need to Reach a New Career Stage?

It’s important to know the specific competencies required, write Jovana Milosavljevic Ardeljan, Mark Kaloko, Connor Ferguson and Tithi Basu Mallik.

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Why and How to Become a Public Scholar

As academics, we are concerned with data and assessing outcomes, writes Angel M. Jones, but are we truly measuring the impact of our work?

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How Open Should Teachers Be About Using AI?

A lot has been written about the impact of AI on student work, but relatively little has focused on the role it should play for instructors, writes Steve Baule.

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Tips for Writing More Fundable Grants

Grant writing has been singled out as a crucial marker for promotion, but many scholars don’t know how to do it effectively, writes Betty S. Lai.