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"Administration," "management," or something else?

Along with other right-thinking people, I have always believed that one should call a person or group whatever they tell you they want to be called. 619 more words


The (sad) life of an adjunct teacher

“Alex Kudera’s Fight for Your Long Day is likely to provoke post-traumatic stress reactions in anyone who has been a college teacher. Unlike most academic novels that feature the first-world problems of tenured professors, Kudera’s is about Cyrus Duffleman, a depressed, saggy, almost-40 adjunct who makes, he calculates, about $10 an hour teaching courses to disengaged—and sometimes mentally ill—students at universities all over Philadelphia.” 44 more words

Campus Novel

Citing a Tweet: A Legitimate Source?

“There was online chatter recently when the Modern Language Association posted its style for citing a tweet. This didn’t surprise me. What surprised me was the amount of backlash from commenters who are still shocked at the idea of Twitter as a legitimate source of information for scholars; who cling to the idea that Twitter data consists only of what millions of users ate for breakfast; who not only choose to remain stubbornly ignorant of the technology, but are willing to boast of it in public.  69 more words


Ghostwriting, Public Colleges, and The Problem of Busyness

This week, our article picks span a wide range of topics — from an inside look at a contentious ghostwriting situation, an expose on higher education funding, and a case for free time in the academic field. 222 more words


Behind the Scenes of the 2013 AAUP Survey

Annual report gives the low-down on the highest-paying universities in academia.

Ever wondered how much professors are paid for their efforts? Well, there’s a survey for that. 1,348 more words


Research Papers, Procrastination, and Shakespeare

Read on for our weekly round-up of the articles that caught our eye!

Keep the ‘Research,’ Ditch the ‘Paper’

This op-ed from The Chronicle of Higher Education… 151 more words