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Essay offering advice on defending dissertations and theses

William and Matt Eventoff offer tips on how to prepare (and not to prepare) to defend your thesis or dissertation.

Essay on how search committees shouldn't treat candidates

Search committees need to stop being rude to job candidates, writes Afshan Jafar.

Essay: Helping colleagues on campus deal with personal loss

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As in Dickinson’s famous poem, we don’t generally stop for death. Maria Shine Stewart considers how empathy might ease the pain of loss on kinder campuses.

Essay questions story-telling as effective mentoring

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Mentoring 101

Stories from a senior faculty member's past may be more fun to tell than they are helpful to those trying to navigate academic careers, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.

Sink or Swim

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Colleges need to abandon the philosophy they use to justify doing little to help new faculty members, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.

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The Fund-Raiser Is Your Friend

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Many professors are wary of their campuses’ development offices. In the debut of a new column, Elizabeth H. Simmons explains how successful interactions can help the faculty and the institution alike.

Dealing With the Committee

Fabio Rojas suggests ways to keep these key people for your dissertation helpful and supportive -- and strategies to consider if they aren't.

Commandant to President

Gen. Charles C. Krulak sees lessons in his military career for his new job in higher ed.

Don't Talk About Mentoring

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To get the guidance you need, replace your vague sense of unease with a specific list of needs, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.

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