As professors and administrators debate how to reimagine academe after Covid-19, that reform must include a greater voice for staff members
The best practices for increasing the racial and ethnic diversity of your faculty are neither mysterious nor terrifically expensive.
The lonely task of the chief diversity officer
How will the pandemic change the way higher education works?
Administrators do not make a practice of ensuring that faculty and staff members grasp the details of campus finances, but they should
Isolation is part of the disease of sexual harassment in academe. Connection and community are part of the cure.
It began with a refusal to accept excuses for why it wasn't possible.
The Chronicle’s annual compendium of data
As senior administrators, we have to say ‘no’ a lot. But sometimes we are the ones who must learn how to take ‘no’ for an answer.
Too many universities have no maternity leave.
Budget cuts will reveal how "progressive" universities actually are.
Setbacks in a senior-leadership search usually have less to do with the applicants and more to do with the institution — a case of ‘it’s not you, it’s us’
Some leaders are gambling that the benefits of bringing students back outweigh the risks. If they’re wrong, the losses could be incalculable.
The economic fallout of Covid-19 means administrators will be killing more ideas than they approve. But you can lessen the odds that your no will be taken as a personal or political affront.
Taking a leadership post in higher education has never been such a risky career proposition.