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Posts from Letters

Colleges Need to Go Beyond Land Acknowledgements

All students should be educated about the rich Indigenous cultural landscape of the country.

Open Letter to Hamline U. President

Respect for Muslim students should not have superseded academic freedom.

Faculty Burnout Isn’t Being Overstated

We can’t completely replace attention to a serious problem in academic culture.

Inspirational Goals and Measurable Outcomes Aren’t Mutually Exclusive

Ignoring the tools of design and mocking educational expertise is needlessly divisive.

Faculty Members Leaning Out Isn’t a New Phenomenon

Even decades ago, faculty would switch to checking the boxes they missed by quitting the activities they did well before.

Neither Orthodoxy Nor Intent Is the Issue in Hamline Controversy

Religious prescriptions and prohibitions do not rule the public sphere.

AI’s Impact Will Extend Far Beyond the Classroom

It is a potential society-wide changer.

Higher-Ed Work Structure Differs From Corporate Sector. Is That Bad?

A good manager upon making a hire will do well to guide a new employee on the management of expectations.

Research Costs are Key Factor in Academic-Labor Crisis

Most research as a direct university cost is paid for by tuition.

Chairs-to-Be Should Consider How Relationships Will Change

Appointment as chair doesn’t mean valued friendships must end, but the reality is that they will be affected.
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