Found 233 articles

  • New Dean of Nursing at UNC-Greensboro Wants to Make a Difference

    • Jan 18, 2022
    • Mary Lou Santovec
    Growing up in southern Virginia, Dr. Debra Barksdale didn't know she was poor. She learned to read and write by copying text off canned goods becau...
  • “If You Never Bleed, You're Never Gonna Grow.”

    • Jan 3, 2022
    • Kelly J. Baker
    Two things happened to me in 2021, which feel more important than all of the rest. I turned 41 and lost my dad within the span of a month. During t...
  • Gender and Building Pedagogies on Care

    • Jan 3, 2022
    • Dr. Karr͘a Shimabukuro
    I am a white, heavily tattooed, queer and autistic woman. Over my 20-year teaching career, I have been told that I am too loud, too direct, too opi...
  • New Insights into Women's History

    • Jan 3, 2022
    • Lois Elfman
    As the centennial of the 19th amendment—which brought women the right to vote—approached, scholars and advocates became outspoken about conspicuous...
  • No Space to Grieve

    • Dec 1, 2021
    • Kelly J. Baker
    My dad died two months ago after a four-year battle with stage 4 brain and lung cancer. We knew it was coming. That didn’t make it any easier. Love...
  • Art Imitates Life in Netflix’s The Chair

    • Dec 1, 2021
    • Tiffany Pennamon
    When Netflix released its comedy-drama series The Chair in August, I saw it as a necessary, but complicated win for the English field. While the sh...
  • WIHE Interview: Dr. Mildred García

    • Dec 1, 2021
    • Lisa Mednick Takami
    Dr. Mildred García assumed the presidency of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) in January 2018. Previously, she s...
  • How Panethnic Students Negotiate Their Identities in an Institutional Context

    • Nov 22, 2021
    • Lois Elfman
    Dr. Yung-Yi Diana Pan , associate professor of sociology at Brooklyn College, part of the City University of New York (CUNY), has been navigating t...
  • Educating during Catastrophes

    • Nov 1, 2021
    • Kelly J. Baker
    There are two news stories that I can't get out of my head. They've haunted me ever since I first read them. One is about the pandemic. The other i...
  • Designing for the New Normal

    • Nov 1, 2021
    • Lee Skallerup Bessette
    Our campus is entirely in person this fall. We required everyone on campus (faculty, students and staff) to be fully vaccinated. We have a mask man...
  • 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...