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The Emotional Wellbeing of Non-Tenure Track Faculty

A recently released research article in the July issue of Frontiers in Psychology, authored by Gretchen M. Reevy and Grace Deason, finds that the very stigma of non-tenure track employment—now a reality for some 70% of higher education faculty members in the U.S.—brings with it an increase in stress, depression, and anxiety. 316 more words


Tom Quirk's Stations of the Cross: Sacred Sequential Art

St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Kutztown, PA is out by the Rt. 222 bypass. From the highway it looks like a typical mini-mega-church. Inside there is something to behold -the art of Tom Quirk. 496 more words


CCSF Critic’s Biased, Deeply Flawed Argument

The following post by Richard B. Simon, Professor of English at City College of San Francisco, appeared initially on the Forum Blog of the California Part-Time Faculty Association (CPFA) 1,427 more words


3 Key Strategies Learned as an Educational Pioneer-

Being first isn’t always synonymous with winning, but being brave enough to follow a dream is an incredibly valuable experience.  My family founded a school in south Florida in 1997.   415 more words

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Head of School Jackie Westerfield shares strategies for transitioning into uncharted territories in education.

Victoria Chiang shares her 5 essential practice skills with The Violin Channel

The Violin Channel caught up with Conservatory viola faculty member Victoria Chiang at the Aspen Music Festival where she gave them her five tips for ensuring efficient practice. 26 more words


National (In-)Security: Fifty Notable American Espionage Novels: 30-32.

MacInnes, Helen.  Assignment in Brittany.  Boston: Little, Brown, 1942.

Among authors in the espionage category, MacInnes stands out for her lack of cynicism and for her faith in the essential decency of individuals who are willing to expose themselves to hazard for the sake of a good cause.  772 more words


SUNY Chancellor Bestows Excellence Award on Five From Suffolk County Community College

Five Suffolk County Community College faculty and staff members have been awarded The Chancellor’s Award for Excellence for superior professional achievement.

SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher announced the awards last month. 257 more words