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Go ahead... "rush" into networking!

I don’t know about you, but I always feel a bit nervous about situations where making conversations with total strangers is part of the point.  You know, what some folks call “schmoozing.” I have typically felt weird about schmoozing. 1,408 more words

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Inside Higher Ed features Sewanee

by Page Forrest

Junior Editor

Believe it or not, The Purple isn’t the only publication writing about Sewanee. The University of the South gained attention this year on Inside Higher Ed, an online publication founded in 2004 by Kathlene Collins. 342 more words

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Outsourcing student recruitment

Australian colleges trust to agents

Very surprised by this piece in @insidehighered which notes that agents have expanded their reach into domestic higher education recruitment in Australia: 170 more words

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Amazon on campus

Amazon sets up shop at Purdue

According to @insidehighered Purdue University is to become the next “Amazon Campus”, which will allow access to Amazon offered products through the Purdue Student Store. 283 more words

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A Platform for All Purposes

By Carl Straumsheim

The online education platform provider EdCast, Silicon Valley’s latest contribution to the ed-tech space, wants to be simultaneously massive and intimate, private and public — and preferably to stay out of the spotlight. 338 more words

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Inside Higher Ed: Adjunct Pay and Anger

Adjunct Pay and Anger

This is a fascinating article because it addresses two tropes in the growing clamor surrounding adjunctification. First, Shonda Goward makes a convincing argument for avoiding the “adjuncts are slaves” mentality: 184 more words

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Urgent: save those emails

Do we need to preserve Vice-Chancellors’ emails?

A diverting essay in Inside Higher Ed has a call for the preservation of presidential email:

…boards of trustees should act – with a sense of urgency.

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