20 septembre 2019

Asking the Editors: Part 2

HomeJunior Prof continues her conversation with two leading university press editors who offer specific advice on networking and meeting with editors. More...

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A Student-Centered Teaching Statement

HomeTaking a student-focused approach can help search committees distinguish your statement from those of other candidates, writes Zachary Nowak. More...

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You May Not Be the Inside Candidate

HomeBut you can still be the top choice for the job, argues Kay Kimball Gruder, who offers advice for how to increase your odds. More...

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The Intellectual Joys of University Administration -- No, Really!

HomeGeorge Justice and Carolyn Dever enumerate how institutional-level service can strongly benefit not only the college or university but also the lives of faculty members. More...

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Questioning the Textbook Rep Culture

HomePublishers’ sales teams can freely visit professors on many campuses. Steven J. Bell asks, shouldn't academic librarians promoting alternatives have easy access to the faculty, too. More...

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The Silence Is Deafening

HomeInstitutional priorities shouldn't supersede the needs of students and their trust in their faculty members and universities, argues Kendrick Davis, in the wake of questionable behavior by a former University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education professor. More...

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Ethical College Admissions: The Real Victims

HomeFelicity Huffman and the other parents ignored key facts about the admissions process, writes Jim Jump. More...

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Escaping the Trap of Self-Righteousness

HomeSincere dialogue offers the chance to learn something not only about other people but about ourselves as well, write Gary Saul Morson and Morton Schapiro. More...

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Claiming the Front Porch

HomeRather than focusing on intercollegiate athletics, higher education should use the analogy to frame a conversation about academic outreach and extension, argues Daniel J. Ennis. More...

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An Open Letter to College-Bound Students and Their Parents

HomeThere are few times more exciting to work on a college campus than the start of a new academic year. Across the country, thousands of new students descend on institutions of higher learning, each student with their own talents and aspirations, eager to share their understanding of the world, excited to discover more about who they are and what the world has to offer. More...

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