In a barren tenure-track market, we must consider what, exactly, we are preparing doctoral students to do.
A new book offers a prescription for how to ‘build a better graduate education.’
Desperate times call for big changes. Here’s what professors and administrators should do to fix a broken graduate system.
Search committees routinely ask candidates to submit a statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Here’s what not to write.
For faculty parents, academic life amid Covid-19 is about how to cope with endless tiny interruptions.
Covid-19 Cuts Hit Contingent Faculty Hard. As the Pandemic Drags On, Some Question Their Future.
How to promote your new scholarly book — without a huge budget and without being awkward and/or annoying about it
And what colleges and universities must do to fix that.
Many departments are opting to focus funding on current students rather than bringing in a new cohort next fall.
With the tenure-track market stalled, a history Ph.D. was urged to pursue Plan B. Unfortunately, he says, the alt-ac career trajectory is broken too.
How will the pandemic change the way higher education works?
Isolation is part of the disease of sexual harassment in academe. Connection and community are part of the cure.
Here’s one model for a university internship program that offers graduate students the diverse career options they need.
Professors are joining forces with grad students and housekeepers in a lawsuit and a planned strike.
A Harvard social historian of the African diaspora and Atlantic slavery seeks to tell unfamiliar stories “without letting the power of anti-Blackness stand in for Black history.”