Tag Archives: mentoring

Paying external mentors is the next wave of rankings gaming

Paying external mentors is the next wave of rankings gaming

A recent ad in The Chronicle of Higher Education caught our attention. Duy Tan University (DTU) in Danang, Vietnam, a comprehensive university of about 20,000 students, was soliciting external faculty to work collaboratively with DTU faculty in the social sciences and humanities. The ad stated that DTU would offer paid research and writing collaborations for external faculty to research […] … learn more→

What do diverse college academics do? Maybe make quilts…

What do diverse college academics do? Maybe make quilts…

When people ask me if I am a teacher, I proudly answer yes and their faces light up—probably because almost everyone has had a teacher who made a difference in their lives. When people ask where I teach, I reluctantly say at a college and, more reluctantly, at a law school. You see, sadly, people […] … learn more→