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Administration 101: The Vision Thing

The hiring profile for a campus-leadership position is often an elaborate, committee-drawn projection of myriad hopes and contradictory needs. Certain meta-qualities, however, tend to stand out as universally sought after, whether the opening is for a department chair or a president. Foremost among them is "vision." As in: "The...
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Lessons on Productivity

Three books offer different theories and solutions on what helps us get our work done.
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Cute Outfits and the Academic Career

Clothing is just one more minefield for female graduate students that their male counterparts do not encounter in the same way.