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We'd love to hear what you think of our revamped recruitment site! Send feedback, suggestions or (kindly worded) critiques to  And as always, if you need assistance with anything, give us a call at 202-659-9208 or drop us a line at


A quick tip - to make your ads more compelling (and get better click through rates), Inside Higher Ed allows you to include an introduction with each job listing (300 characters or less). Here’s an example of an eye-catching introduction from Daytona Beach College:

“Located on the beautiful east coast of Florida. Daytona Beach College offers competitive compensation, along with great benefits and on-campus amenities. Come enjoy beachside living, no state income tax, and year-round sunshine!”

A great introduction will grab the attention of our readers (nearly a million each month) who may only read the first few lines of your ad unless you "make the sale" from the start. Talk to your account manager for ideas on effectively using your introduction to improve your outcomes.


A Call to Action -- The New Faculty Majority, representing professors off the tenure track, gathers for first-ever summit.

A Cap on Pay (and Bad Press) -- Under pressure from several directions, California State University trustees approve a ceiling on compensation for incoming presidents.

Battle Over Birth Control -- Contraception provisions in the federal health care law are at the center of a dispute between religious colleges and the Obama administration.

"Ministerial Exception" Upheld -- U.S. Supreme Court ruling may make it more difficult for some employees to sue religious colleges.

Realities of the Endless Search -- Incredibly tight academic job market in the humanities is changing strategies of search committees and candidates.

And just a reminder that the U.S. Department of Labor now says that online advertisements in professional publications (specifically including Inside Higher Ed) can be used by colleges and universities as part of the process of obtaining federal approval to offer positions to foreign academics. Learn more.

Welcome to the new and renewing annual contract recruiters that signed on with Inside Higher Ed in April. Openings at these schools are now making our Dual Career Search even more useful to job seekers - and to other institutions in their communities.
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