Academic Job Search: A Playbook for the Internal Candidate
The job search process in academia is simply different than in any other industry -- for example, it tends to be much more committee-oriented, rules-driven, and transparent. Even internal candidates who have proven themselves over many years in their institutions are rarely simply promoted but must participate in an open search and be properly vetted alongside other candidates.
Higher Education Marketing: A Panel Discussion Part I, Effectively Marketing Your Campus
Higher education marketing practices and techniques have evolved dramatically over the years for every type of institution. This month we are fortunate to hear the perspectives of marketing experts from a community college, a private institution and a public university.
Student Debt Burdens All Ages -- Seniors Included
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rosemary Anderson could be 81 by the time she pays off her student loans. After struggling with divorce, health problems and an underwater home mortgage, the 57-year-old anticipates there could come a day when her Social Security benefits will be docked to make the payments.
Amateurism and Intercollegiate Athletics
The alarm clock beeps, she rolls over, it's 5:30 a.m. At 6:00 a.m. the bus leaves to drive 30 minutes north to Oklahoma City. On board are 70 women on the University of Oklahoma's rowing roster. Forty-nine of these women receive no athletic scholarship for their participation. These student-athletes are the true modern amateur participants in college sports.
College first in the nation for these admissions
In what could be considered not only a unique marketing move for a brand-conscious college, but also a giant step forward in creating admissions equity for a more diverse population, Goucher College today has become the first college in the nation to create an application option requesting student-submitted videos as the decisive factor for admission.
How to Interpret a Job Posting
Job postings are the lingua franca of the job market. They are the way employers communicate with job seekers. All too often, however, the messages conveyed by those ads are one-sided and muddled by corporate jargon. So, how can you interpret the content of job postings to determine which openings are right for you?
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