18 avril 2019

College students of the future could get their career prep from private companies, not universities

Techno-News BlogThe college experience means many things to many people — it can be a place to make lifelong friends, expand the mind or learn some of the skills associated with participating in a democracy. Still, over the past few decades, policymakers, employers, parents and students have all coalesced around one goal they believe college should achieve. More...

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03 avril 2019

When Ladders Disappear

By Matt Reed. Layers, costs and careers.
Some costs are harder to estimate than others. I’m not quite sure how to estimate this one, but I’m convinced it’s both real and increasingly substantial. More...

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02 avril 2019

Ripe for More Opportunities

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Working for a college or university can often be considered a plum job for a student -- with generally flexible hours, minimal to no commute and a relatively easy first professional opportunity. More...

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When Students Want to Review a Tenured Professor

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A group of student activists at Sarah Lawrence College want the tenure of a conservative professor of political science reviewed, and they want to do the reviewing. More...

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More Notice for Non-Tenure-Track Professors in Missouri

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The University of Missouri System this week released new guidelines for hiring non-tenure-track research and teaching professors who have served five years or more, saying that these faculty members must be given one year’s notice if they won’t be rehired. Previously, the standard was three months’ notice. More...

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01 avril 2019

Giving Provosts Room to Grow

HomeWhat professional development experience, Kiernan Mathews asks, would compel chief academic officers to leave their work (and families) behind to become better leaders. More...

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F-Words in the Classroom

HomeSome words seem to be treated as anathemas when it comes to college teaching, Karen Costa writes -- and then argues why they shouldn't be. More...

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Leveraging Luck in the Job Search

HomeLuck may play a part in various aspects of a job search, writes David A. McDonald, but you can have much more influence over the process than you may realize. More...

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“I Couldn’t Possibly”

HomeCathy Mazak explores the lies one can tell oneself when allowing an academic job to be all consuming. More...

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Staying Organized During a Job Search

HomeDerek Attig provides tips for keeping track of both important information and your time. More...

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