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Dealing with racism in higher education (essay)

Many colleges and universities pride themselves on their commitment to diversity, yet that commitment often seems to be superficial, writes Macy Wilson.

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The benefits for Ph.D.s of considering teaching at community colleges (essay)

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What lessons can be learned at the intersection of the community college and doctoral education in the humanities? Rachel Arteaga provides some answers.

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Advice for Ph.D. graduates deciding to leave academe (essay)

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Adriana Bankston offers reflections and advice to Ph.D.s about successfully leaving academe and pursuing other careers.

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Advice on how to establish productive collaborations with other academics (essay)

J. Sumerau describes a smart approach to establish productive collaborations.

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How to deal with parental leave and other pauses in research (essay)

Many faculty members remain uncertain about how parental leave and other gaps should be treated professionally, write Jennifer Lundquist and Joya Misra, who provide some advice for both job seekers and institutions.

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A scholar examines some of the ethical dilemmas of academe (essay)

If we as faculty members can’t be honest among ourselves, Steven Conn asks, will we be surprised if our professional autonomy gets taken away by administrators or boards of trustees or state legislators?

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How to send cold emails that pay off in a job search (essay)

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In a job search, some unsolicited requests for information over email are much more effective than others. Robert D. Pearson gives advice on how to make yours one of them.

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Solving the tenure problem requires real institutional change (essay)

We no longer need advice for what individual faculty should do about the problem, argues Jamie J. Hagen. Rather, we should be seeking real institutional change.

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How to write a successful cover letter (essay)

To stand out, a cover letter must be outstanding: smart, engaging, concrete, detailed and polished to perfection. Melissa Dennihy gives pointers on how to do that.

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How to survive your first year as department chair (essay)

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Becoming a department chair is difficult under the best of circumstances, but even more so during a tumultuous political moment. Kerry Ann Rockquemore offers some strategies for moving forward.

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