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Drexel investigates professor who accidentally sent class a link to pornographic video

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Drexel investigates law professor who accidentally sent her class a link to a pornographic video.

Essay on the importance of sharing work and facing rejection to advance a scholarly career

To win tenure, you should constantly write and constantly seek feedback, without worrying too much if some of the feedback is negative, write Kenneth Womack and Nichola D. Gutgold.

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Essay on earning tenure and considering the responsibilities of faculty life

Cynthia Wu didn't experience the angst many report, at least not about her own career. But she finds herself thinking about the responsibility of a former adjunct to those who aren't yet on the tenure track.

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Essay on writing academic book reviews

A guide from Casey Brienza.

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Essay on facing isolation when starting a new tenure-track job

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The thrill of being hired for a tenure-track job can easily be replaced by feeling all alone in a new town, far from your loved ones. Kerry Ann Rockquemore helps you evaluate your options.

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Penn State investigates professor over behavior on flight

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Penn State investigates faculty member whose behavior, recorded on an international flight, circulates and attracts ridicule. She had two undergraduates with her.

Essay describes being autistic in academe

An anonymous scholar shares her experience.

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Essay on how faculty members seeking tenure should prioritize service requests

Ellen Mayock reviews how to set priorities, and how that should lead you to reject most -- but not all -- service requests.

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Advice for a young black woman in academe about not being called Doctor

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A young black female academic notices that students call her colleagues Doctor or Professor, but she is addressed by her first name. Kerry Ann Rockquemore reviews her options.

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Essay on staying healthy on a crowded campus

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Eszter Hargittai shares tips, realizing that academics can't isolate themselves from people, some of whom will be sneezing and coughing.

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