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Singing the Presidency

R. Barbara Gitenstein describes the leadership skills she learned studying to be an opera singer that she's applied as a top administrator.

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25 Rules for Successful Research Professors

Richard Primack offers advice for how to be a happy, healthy and productive researcher year after year.

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Let’s Finally Tackle the Problem of Pay Inequity

Higher ed must go beyond buzz words and stop hiding behind performative equity, which does not create change, writes Rochelle Sennet. 

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We See You, Student Parents

Alex Rockey recommends eight principles for transforming academic access for them through mobile-friendly courses.

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A Primer for Prepping for Tenure Review

Kate Vacek and Letitia Henville offer tips for academics who've just landed their first tenure-track job about how to advance and succeed.

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The Problem With Participation Grades (and How To Solve It)

The benefits are well documented but the practice can be subjective and prone to instructor biases, warns Anna Broadbent.

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Ensuring International Students’ Career Success

Sherry Wang and Merab Mushfiq offer several strategies to help international students overcome the challenges their North American peers don’t confront as often.

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Negotiating in a Protest Encampment

George R. Boggs shares what he learned years ago that remains relevant now, as well insights from today's context that he wish he'd known then.