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Seven positive facets of working in academe (essay)

We can savor the good in our work in a number of ways, write Jennifer Lundquist and Joya Misra, who list seven distinct facets of academic life worth treasuring.

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How to lead people over whom you have no formal authority (essay)

How can you effectively lead people when you don't have formal authority over them? Elizabeth Suárez provides advice.

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A college president shares career lessons she has learned (essay)

Carmen Twillie Ambar shares five pieces of advice for senior women administrators in the academy.

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Advice for graduate students having difficulty finishing their dissertations (essay)

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Kerry Ann Rockquemore gives advice for getting past the three biggest obstacles to completion.

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Using marketing principles as a job seeker (essay)

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To do that, you have to have a product worth selling and know how to sell it to a particular segment of customers, advises Joseph Barber.

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The academy polices the gender presentation of scholars (essay)

I have graduate school to thank for the years of tension between my queer gender identity and the norms and expectations of academe, writes Eric Anthony Grollman.

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Questions to ask before accepting a full-time faculty job (essay)

Keysha Whitaker highlights four pieces of advice she now wishes she’d had.

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The importance of building a team of wise people with competing viewpoints (essay)

In this hypothetical case study, Barbara McFadden Allen, Ruth Watkins and Robin Kaler explain how college leaders can -- and must -- surround themselves with a team of wise people with competing viewpoints.

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How to manage your time better as an academic (essay)

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Gaia Vasiliver-Shamis gives advice for dealing with that constant feeling of busyness that causes us to feel like we don't have time for anything.

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To foster trans inclusion in higher ed, start in the classroom (essay)

Faculty members should identify gaps in their knowledge about gender, learn about transgender and nonbinary students, and implement some specific pedagogical practices, writes Stacy Jane Grover.

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