A master’s student who is thinking about seeking a doctorate asks, "Shouldn’t I do what I do best?"
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The Party Line
The profession of government relations teeters on the brink, just like so much else at our institutions.
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A President's Fifth Year
Faculty-Salary Increases at Public Colleges Trail Those at Private Ones
Salaries for faculty members across all disciplines rose by 1.9 percent this year, nearly matching the 2-percent rise in senior administrators' pay.
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