The Chronicle of Higher Education | Advice http://chronicle.com/section/Advice/66/ Advice Tue, 27 Jan 2015 06:23:56 EST <![CDATA[7 Hazards of the Campus Interview]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151389/ http://chronicle.com/article/7-Hazards-of-the-Campus/151389/ How to handle inappropriate questions, random comments, and offers of alcohol.

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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[13 Years an Archduke]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151361/ http://chronicle.com/article/13-Years-an-Archduke/151361/ It can be strange, as president of a small college, to share that same job title with the heads of huge universities.

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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Writing a Preproposal: Leave Them Wanting More]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151313/ http://chronicle.com/article/Writing-a-Preproposal-Leave/151313/ More and more grant agencies, faced with too many applications, are asking researchers to submit a preliminary version for review.

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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[A Guide to Campus Interviews]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151279/ http://chronicle.com/article/A-Guide-to-Campus-Interviews/151279/ What you need to practice (repeatedly) to make a good impression in a campus interview.

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Waiting for Us to Notice Them]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151255/ http://chronicle.com/article/Waiting-for-Us-to-Notice-Them/151255/ This is how we can begin to practice a "pedagogy of presence" in our classrooms.

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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Coming Out as Academic Mothers]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151157/ http://chronicle.com/article/Coming-Out-as-Academic-Mothers/151157/ What happens when two highly driven women in academe decide to have children?

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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 18:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Writing With a Heavy Teaching Load]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151155/ http://chronicle.com/article/Writing-With-a-Heavy-Teaching/151155/ Yes, you can "find time" to write, but not without sacrifices.

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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 17:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Immigrant Song]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151101/ http://chronicle.com/article/Immigrant-Song/151101/ An American academic in Britain ponders becoming a permanent expatriate.

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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[The Lessons of Failure]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/150967/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Lessons-of-Failure/150967/ You may learn more from your rejection letters than from your acceptances.

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Wed, 07 Jan 2015 18:00:00 EST
<![CDATA['It's Really Good, but ...']]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/150965/ http://chronicle.com/article/Its-Really-Good-but-/150965/ The season of conference cocktail parties has begun, and with it the tradition of grudging praise.

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Mon, 05 Jan 2015 17:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[How to Curate Your Digital Identity as an Academic]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/151001/ http://chronicle.com/article/How-to-Curate-Your-Digital/151001/ If you don’t manage your online presence, you are allowing search engines to create it for you.

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Mon, 05 Jan 2015 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Teach While You're at It]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/150963/ http://chronicle.com/article/Teach-While-Youre-at-It/150963/ When professors talk about finding time to do "my own work," why do they always mean research?

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Mon, 05 Jan 2015 00:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Presidents and Public Engagement]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/150879/ http://chronicle.com/article/PresidentsPublic/150879/ A university president uses both his formal writings and social media to defend a liberal-arts education.

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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Straight Talk About 'Adjunctification']]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/150881/ http://chronicle.com/article/Straight-Talk-About/150881/ Bitter rhetoric about contingent faculty members leads to impractical demands and unrealistic expectations.

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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[A Foot in the Door at a Small Liberal-Arts College]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/150803/ http://chronicle.com/article/A-Foot-in-the-Door-at-a-Small/150803/ What you need to know about the conference interview.

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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Help! My Boss Is a Control Freak]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/150753/ http://chronicle.com/article/Help-My-Boss-Is-a-Control/150753/ How to handle a petty martinet.

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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Educating Minds Online]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/150743/ http://chronicle.com/article/Educating-Minds-Online/150743/ An outstanding new book provides a road map for truly effective teaching with technology.

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 18:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Simplify the Application Process]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/150429/ http://chronicle.com/article/Simplify-the-Application/150429/ Why do we bury job candidates under so many document requests?

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[What's a 'Work for Hire' and Why Should You Care?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/150333/ http://chronicle.com/article/Whats-a-Work-for-Hire-and/150333/ The rule of copyright says that you own what you create; here is the exception.

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Wed, 03 Dec 2014 18:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Digital Natives Like a Good Lecture, Too]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/150301/ http://chronicle.com/article/Digital-Natives-Like-a-Good/150301/ Students want us to be the "sage on the stage" and not just the "guide on the side."

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Mon, 01 Dec 2014 18:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Don't Fear Fund Raising, Part 4]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/150269/ http://chronicle.com/article/Dont-Fear-Fund-Raising-Part/150269/ Why it’s important to be pedantic about donor intent.

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Mon, 01 Dec 2014 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[The Dissertation: Then, Now, and What Next?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/150215/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Dissertation-Then-Now/150215/ We don’t need to scrap it, but we do need to look closely at its purpose.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[How to Be a Dean]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/150203/ http://chronicle.com/article/How-to-Be-a-Dean/150203/ What should you be thinking about if you want to become a dean? We've created a booklet full of tips, trends, and ideas. Download it here.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:55:00 EST
<![CDATA[Dignity in Retirement Is Not Too Much to Ask]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/150191/ http://chronicle.com/article/Dignity-in-Retirement-Is-Not/150191/ How can we reinvent faculty retirement to benefit all parties?

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Different Rules Doesn't Mean No Rules]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/150161/ http://chronicle.com/article/Different-Rules-Doesnt-Mean/150161/ Yes, community colleges must be held accountable, but in a fair and sensible way.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Teachers Who Seem Busier Than They Are]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/150119/ http://chronicle.com/article/Teachers-Who-Seem-Busier-Than/150119/ If faculty members are complaining about how much work they have to do, that probably means the end of the semester is near.

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 22:00:00 EST