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.
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
You think you can’t afford to transform your faculty? The University of Houston begs to differ.
The pandemic has spurred professors across the country to organize. Are they too late?
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.
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’
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.
For campus administrators feeling torn by doubt amid Covid-19, here are some ideas on how to move your decision-making forward in uncertain times.
It’s time — right now — for better communication from administrators about the pandemic fallout on campuses at this very moment, for the summer, and in preparation for the fall.
A college president chronicles how she dealt with candid comments from a search consultant about her appearance.
Time and again, leaders who chose to hang tough and not bail from a struggling campus find that their bold actions end up tainting their job prospects at other institutions.
The way we hire tenure-track professors takes a toll on candidates and departments. Here’s how the system could be better.