Great Colleges to Work for 2014

  • The Difference Mentoring Makes Premium Link

    Everyone agrees that it helps new professors find their way. But it works best when colleges recognize and support mentors’ efforts.

  • 'I've Always Thought of Myself More as a Midwife' Premium Link

    Kathleen Conzen, a historian at the University of Chicago, inspired such devotion among her mentees that they held a symposium on her when she retired.

  • 'It's Lifetime Service' Premium Link

    Stanley N. Katz, a historian at Princeton University, is proud to say he has stayed in touch with students he taught as far back as the 1960s.

  • 'Give Them Good Advice' Premium Link

    Robert T. Paine, a retired ecologist at the University of Washington, is known for encouraging students to follow their own interests.

  • 'You Pay It Forward' Premium Link

    Richard A. Tapia, a mathematician at Rice University, says he knows how to be both a friend and an adviser to his students.

  • The Uncertain Future of Academic Work Premium Link

    Now more than ever, those employed in higher education face the forces of change.

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