Found 221 articles

  • This Is How We Do It Now

    • Nov 1, 2021
    • Heather Chenette, Michelle Marincel Payne, Manda Riehl, Kay C Dee and Ella Ingram
    At various stages in the pandemic, we have been overwhelmed—with work, expectations and uncertainty. We made temporary, triaged changes to our rout...
  • Developing and Practicing a Pedagogy of Kindness

    • Oct 13, 2021
    • Mary Lou Santovec
    Dr. Catherine Denial is no Pollyanna. But she does want faculty to practice a little kindness when dealing with their students. Denial is the Brigh...
  • Call It What It Is: Emotional Labor

    • Oct 4, 2021
    • Lee Skallerup Bessette
    On August 25th, The Chronicle of Higher Education published an article titled, “ The Great Disillusionment ,” highlighting all the reasons why staf...
  • Parents Aren’t Alright, Still

    • Oct 4, 2021
    • Kelly J. Baker
    It was the oatmeal that did me in. My gluten-free oatmeal that I shove in the microwave a couple of mornings a week. As I prepared my breakfast, I ...
  • Public Scholarship as a Feminist Project

    • Oct 4, 2021
    • Dr. Liz Bucar and Dr. Megan Goodwin
    Sacred Writes, a Henry Luce Foundation-funded program that promotes public scholarship on religion, grew out of a conversation we had in a coffee s...
  • WIHE Interview: Dr. Linda Oubré

    • Sep 2, 2021
    • Lisa Mednick Takami
    Dr. Linda Oubré was appointed President of Whittier College CA on July 1, 2018. I became acquainted with Dr. Oubré through her participation in the...
  • All Over Again

    • Aug 31, 2021
    • Kelly J. Baker
    It's another week. Another Monday or Tuesday or Wednesday. It doesn't matter what day it is. It's another day preceded by another night in which I ...
  • New Book Explores the Role White Women Play in Perpetuating Racism

    • Aug 31, 2021
    • Lois Elfman
    An independent researcher and instructor with a focus on the intersection of rhetoric and digital media, Dr. Wendy K. Z. Anderson examines how rhet...
  • Building and Leading Successful Teams

    • Aug 31, 2021
    • Brandy L. Simula
    Building and leading successful teams requires a set of professional skills that hinge on intentional practices and strategies. Yet far too few of ...
  • Can We Be Heard?

    • Aug 3, 2021
    • Kelly J. Baker
    In the span of a week, Bill Cosby was released from prison and a judge denied Britney Spears' request to end her conservatorship. Two seemingly unr...
  • Researching Gaming and Showing Why Citations Matter

    • Aug 3, 2021
    • Nyasha Junior
    “You can study video games?!” Dr. Kishonna Gray recalls asking this question of her officemate. Gray has become a recognized expert in digital cult...
  • Creating Reasonable Expectations for Mentors and Mentees

    • Aug 3, 2021
    • Kristen Vogt Veggeberg
    For many people, having a powerful role model is crucial in establishing a successful career, especially in competitive fields such as law, the art...
  • Not Falling Behind but Standing Still

    • Jul 2, 2021
    • Kelly J. Baker
    A few years ago, I was on a walk around the neighborhood with my partner. As I huffed up yet another hill, I turned to him and asked, “Do you think...
  • Iconic Lesbian Magazine Transitions to a Foundation

    • Jul 2, 2021
    • Lois Elfman
    Earlier this year, Franco Stevens , founder of Curve , the best-selling lesbian magazine, reacquired the publication and donated it to the recently...
  • What I've Learned About Working Remotely With an Infant

    • Jul 2, 2021
    • Vanessa Corcoran
    It's 6:00 a.m., and even though my nine-month-old daughter, Lucy, drifted back to sleep after an early morning feeding, I am wide awake. My mind, f...
  • Not “Too Emotional”

    • Jun 1, 2021
    • Kelly J. Baker
    Recently, I re-watched Captain Marvel (2019) with my family. We're sort of Marvel nerds, and Captain Marvel (Brie Larson) is one of our favorite su...
  • Making Time for Radical Rest

    • Jun 1, 2021
    • Lee Skallerup Bessette
    Summer is almost upon us, a time where we in higher education usually shift gears; faculty shift their attention to their research while staff take...
  • In Defense of Slowing Down

    • Jun 1, 2021
    • Amanda Furiasse
    At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in the fall of 2020, chatter and debate erupted on social media in the aftermath of research studies finding...
  • Making Mistakes

    • May 4, 2021
    • Kelly J. Baker
    I made a mistake. Actually, I made two mistakes in the span of two weeks. These weren't the tiny everyday mistakes that happen with or without our ...
  • How to Leave Well

    • May 4, 2021
    • Katie Rose Guest Pryal
    One of the hardest things we do in our professional lives is quit. This is my last piece as a regular columnist for Women in Higher Education . But...