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Study finds female professors outperform men in service -- to their possible professional detriment

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New study suggests female professors outperform men in terms of service -- to their possible professional detriment.

AAUP: Faculty salaries up slightly, but budgets are balanced 'on the backs' of adjuncts and out-of-state students

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Compensation survey from AAUP says faculty salaries are up slightly year over year, but institutional budgets continue to be balanced “on the backs” of adjuncts and out-of-state students.

How the University of Chicago is helping graduate students find meaningful careers

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Institutions want to help their graduate students find meaningful work. Here's how the University of Chicago is doing it.

The Very Rough Art of Listening

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Listen up, all you listless listeners: you may want to amplify your attending skills as a new academic year approaches. Maria Shine Stewart suggests why.

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The benefits of working at independent K-12 schools for people with graduate degrees (essay)

Beth Jones describes the benefits for master’s and Ph.D. graduates.

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Carefully assessing how you feel on a job gives you powerful feedback (essay)

Finding Your Posttenure Pathway

It’s a simple question, but it provides powerful feedback about how you experience various aspects of your work, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.

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How to teach large classes of students effectively (essay)

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Deborah J. Cohan suggests strategies for generating discussion and engagement in large classes.

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Consider the employer's interest when talking about work-life balance (essay)

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Before approaching the subject with your future or current supervisor, you should consider their interests, advises Stephanie K. Eberle.

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The importance of recognizing faculty for their emotional support of students (essay)

As institutions fail to meet the needs of minoritized and traumatized students, the faculty members who work to fill the gaps should be acknowledged, argues Julie Shayne.

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When to accept or reject a job at an institution with significant financial challenges (essay)

Judith S. White offers guidance for when you should or shouldn't accept a position at an institution with significant "financial challenges.”

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