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Introducing the Engaged Associate Professor

Many of us are stuck well beyond the time it’s supposed to take to reach the rank of full professor, but that doesn't mean we're failing, writes Lauren Monroe.

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The Power of Confident and Impactful Communication

Scholars must convey complex concepts in ways that make an impression, write Diane A. Safer and Susanna Baddiel, who offer a toolkit for doing so successfully.

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Bad-Faith Counteroffers

Black and other minoritized faculty don’t receive equitable ones if they receive them at all, which harms both them and their Institutions, writes Jasmine L. Harris.

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Strategies for a Successful Semester-Long Sabbatical

It can involve continued university responsibilities and geographical restrictions, writes Christine Tulley, who advises others on how to make the most of one.

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A 3-Step Process for Gaining a Tenure-Track Job

Susanna Semerdzhyan, a first-generation college graduate, shares strategies that helped her overcome the obstacles.

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Questions for Featured Academic Innovation Gigs

The questions you need to answer to promote your amazing job opportunity at the intersection of learning, technology and organizational change.

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How to Think About Mergers—and When

In an open letter, Paul Katz, Barry Sagraves and Joe Cerreta advise on how presidents can—and immediately should—begin to navigate a changing environment.

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A Graduate Student’s Guide to Managing Change

Dinuka Gunaratne and Roshni Rao offer advice for handling all the new academic demands and social dynamics, so you can actually thrive through transformation.