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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.

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Love Them More; Care Less

When a class goes well, you can’t take too much credit, and when it goes badly, you can’t take too much blame, writes Rachel Toor.

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Transforming Doctoral Education for the Future of Work

Roshni Rao and Tyler Sluder describe how experiential learning, interdisciplinary collaboration and advanced technology can prepare Ph.D.s to thrive.

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Presidents Can Help Boards Think Strategically

Boards are asking a host of questions about the future, and college leaders must help guide them to answers, write Peter Eckel and Cathy Trower.