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On Authenticity and Leadership in Academe

Being true to ourselves is a barometer of well-being, but what if aspects of our true selves are counterproductive for us or our institution? Jacob A. Brown, C. K. Gunsalus, Nicholas C. Burbules and Thomas Byrne offer some answers.

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The Case for Restraint in Presidential Statements

They are more fraught with hazards than ever, writes Steven Bahls, who shares specific criteria he developed for speaking out—or not.

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A New Career Model to Support International Ph.D.s and Postdocs

Too many have limited knowledge about how to navigate career moves and remain in the United States legally, write Priya Date and Yi Hao.

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Building Belonging to Benefit Black Male Students

Katelynn Jarrells offers advice for how faculty, staff and top administrators can help retain them by working to create a community of support.

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Leading for Equity and Justice

Julia Chinyere Oparah offers strategies to help women of color transform higher ed as senior administrators without sacrificing their careers and health.

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5 Ways to Instill More Joy in Higher Ed Workplaces

Kristin McCann, Taylor Alexander, Lauren Isaacman Darga, Daniel Truesdale and Taylor Wallace suggest how to cultivate healthy environments where people thrive.

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Help! I’ve Been Downsized

Alfred G. Mueller II describes a five-step process for bringing some sanity back to your suddenly chaotic world.

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A Script in Grief

When yet another email or text request feels insurmountable, it can help to have something to fall back on, writes Natalia Molina.