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Why College Presidents Struggle During Crises

When the ship starts sinking, many want communications advisers to tell them they’re a great captain instead of where the life rafts are, says Michael Sandler.

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12 Months of Advice for Your Career Success

In advance of the new year, we highlight some of the most read articles in 2023 by a variety of authors on a range of topics.

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A Neglected Aspect of Good Teaching

Beyond pedagogy, college instructors must consider their mind-set, or character, write Roel Snieder, Cortney Holles, Cynthia James and Qin Zhu.

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Supporting First-Year Doctoral Students

Zora M. Wolfe, Katia Ciampa and Ashley DiRienzo share three ways to help remove some of the barriers students seeking Ph.D.s confront.

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Dealing With Career Culture Shocks

Understanding their basic pattern can help you succeed, whether you’re learning a new academic institution, organization or sector, writes Vanessa Doriott Anderson.

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Preparing for Weather Disasters

Matthea Marquart, Katherine Segal and Kelly Smith highlight questions faculty and administrators should consider to protect students and classes in extreme situations.

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The Pros and Cons of Long-Serving Leaders

Beyond the positive impact they can have on institutions, they must also guard against less considered challenges that come with decades of service, writes Erin Hennessy.

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We Are the Targets

Tamara Schwartz outlines how instructors can combat the information warfare that pervades society by teaching students information and disinformation literacy skills.