Career Advice

How We Diversified

Two administrators at Connecticut College describe how they and their faculty colleagues changed the way professors are recruited and hired

The Teaching Trap

Just because you care about your students doesn't mean their needs should take over your life, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.

Perfectionism - I

Peg Boyle Single explains how some of the qualities that got you into graduate school can make it extra hard to finish up.

Why I Attend Small Conferences

For meaningful interaction with colleagues, avoid the national mega-meetings, writes Kevin Brown.

Listen to Your Body

To advance your career, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore, you need your mental and physical health.

Does Wikipedia Suck?

Banning the popular Web tool will be ineffective, writes Rob Weir, but you can teach your students how to evaluate information.

Responding to Rejection

When you get negative feedback, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore, analyze it, deal with it (if appropriate) and move on.

Being an Effective Administrative Spouse

Mary M. Kennedy offers her experiences as wife and teacher as a case study in partnerships for higher education leaders.

The Art of Delegation

Kerry Ann Rockquemore writes that junior faculty members are too quick to assume they can't get help, and too hesitant to ask.

30 Writing Tips

Curtis J. Bonk offers advice for the start of an academic career.


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