Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

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Laura L. Behling gives advice for revising the Faculty Handbook, which can be challenging and take longer than hoped but is nevertheless crucial for faculty and institutions alike.

Advice Columnists


April 3, 2023
When you look back over your entire career and life, Victoria McGovern asks, who said or did something that helped guide you?
March 31, 2023
Hanna Tervanotko and Helen Dixon make the case that prioritizing in-person exchanges can significantly enhance research creativity.
March 30, 2023
Joya Misra, Dawn Culpepper and KerryAnn O’Meara offer four strategies for ensuring workload and rewards systems equitably recognize the efforts of women faculty of color.
March 29, 2023
It can be valuable for not only children but also grown-ups, write Niya Bond and Todd Zakrajsek, and in fact should be a priority for academics’ professional development.
March 28, 2023
A website full of smiling faces is more appealing than a list of faculty members’ names, writes Jeremy Birnholtz, but unrestricted availability of photos poses risks.



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