24 octobre 2015

Three Shifts Can Set Your Recruitment Effort Apart

By Eric Sickler. Increased competition for prospective students means you need to stand out in the blur of the same-sounding, same-looking recruitment practices. More...

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Content, Content Everywhere

By Donna Lehmann. I sometimes feel this way as a communications professional thinking about the vast stores of knowledge and expertise held in each of our institutions. Each lab and seminar, each scientist, philosopher, student, and alum is teeming with tantalizing content, and accessing it should be as effortless as scooping it up into one’s cupped hands. More...

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Engaging Millennials, Planning for Gen Z

By Kristine Maloney. There was good news out of the American Press Institute and Media Insight Project recently that showed most Millennials aren’t as disengaged with the news of the world as the generational stereotypes suggest. More...

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Does It Matter What I Write?

By Julie R. Enszer. The year of my failure, as I have come to think of it, is shaping up quite well. If that sentence seems contradictory, let me explain. I am in the midst of the year of my failure because I do not have an academic job. I failed to secure academic employment for the entire year. It is, therefore, the year of my failure. More...

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The Beach Chair in My Office

By Itir Toksöz. As summer draws to a close, here I am sitting on the balcony of a small hotel on the Greek island of Lesvos, facing the Aegean Sea. At 10:30 am, on this end of the summer day, despite the thunderstorms that hit the region a few days ago, the weather is so hot that I sit in my bathing suit. More...

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The World's Fight

By Elizabeth Lewis Pardoe. Rhodes Scholarship selection committees occasionally open interviews with the question, “What is the world’s fight?”  Since I entered the realm of fellowship advising, I make a point of asking myself the same question on a regular basis. More...

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Field Status

By Lee Skallerup Bessette. What is our ethical obligation to graduate students?
We’ve all been there: you are sitting across the table from a brilliant, highly-achieving undergraduate student when they tell you what you may have suspected; they are considering graduate school. More...

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Guess This is Growing Up

By Lee Skallerup Bessette. A little more than two years ago, I wrote a post in this space about our family getting a dog and what that meant to me both personally and professionally. More...

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Vacation Is Good

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Obvious, no doubt, but sometimes I need reminding of the obvious.
As I type I am flying home from my first ever mid-semester vacation. Read more...

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A Message for the "Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success"

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Two stories in my news:
Coalition Backlash“More than 100 college counselors at Jesuit high schools urge group seeking to reform admissions process to rethink its plans and push back scheduled start for new system.”
Survey Finds High Stress Levels of FreshmenA new national survey of freshmen found that 50 percent of them reported feeling stressed most or all of the time and 36 percent did not feel as if they were in control of managing the stress of day-to-day college life.”
I couldn't help but see these stories as related. Read more...

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