College of Arts and Sciences, USF

Professional Development (T/P, Professional Advice)
Evaluating Evaluations:
http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/05/20/study-suggests-research-plays-bigger-role-faculty-evaluations-student-evaluations

Professors and the Students Who Grade Them:
http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2012/09/17/professors-and-the-students-who-grade-them?smid=fb-share

How to Evaluate Academic Research:
http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2014/05/15/dont-evaluate-scholarly-research-public-impact-alone-essay

The Book is a Gold Standard for T/P in the Humanities Disciplines. CIC Universities:
To download go to: lrc.lis.illinois.edu/reports/cic/CICBook.doc

Chronicle report on productivity and T/P:
http://chronicle.com/article/How-Not-to-Measure-Faculty/130015/

Things You Should Know Before Publishing a Book:
http://chronicle.com/article/Things-You-Should-Know-Before/147943/

Ph.D.’s, Adjuncts, and the Teacher-Training Conundrum: https://chroniclevitae.com/news/591-ph-d-s-adjuncts-and-the-teacher-training-conundrum#sthash.PgXDKGBT.dpuf

How Race-Studies Scholars Can Respond to Their Haters: https://chroniclevitae.com/news/583-how-race-studies-scholars-can-respond-to-their-haters#sthash.AYn8CPYi.dpuf

A World Without Tenure? That’s a World Without Shared Governance: https://chroniclevitae.com/news/580-a-world-without-tenure-that-s-a-world-without-shared-governance-too?cid=VTKF1#sthash.xUnc8UAZ.dpuf

Pedagogy Unbound Files:
https://chroniclevitae.com/news/tags/Pedagogy%20Unbound?cid=vem

The Faculty Treadmill, A professor starts measuring her productivity step by step:
http://chronicle.com/article/The-Faculty-Treadmill/145641?cid=megamenu

A Teaching Career in Fragments:
http://chronicle.com/article/A-Teaching-Career-in-Fragments/144911?cid=megamenu
When It Comes to Mentoring, the More the Merrier:
https://chroniclevitae.com/news/326-when-it-comes-to-mentoring-the-more-the-merrier

Shared Governance, Tenure, and Academic Freedom Are Worth the Trouble:
http://chronicle.com/article/Shared-Governance-Tenure-and/143947

On Depression, and the Toll Academia Exacts:
https://chroniclevitae.com/news/228-on-depression-and-the-toll-academia-exacts?CID=VTKF1

How to Avoid Being Published:
http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2014/07/30/essay-mistakes-humanities-faculty-members-make-seeking-be-published

New book argues faculty governance is under threat

Essay on setting boundaries for summers when faculty are not paid @insidehighered

 

Essay on the impact of the tenure process | Inside Higher Ed

Just How Meaningful Is Tenure?

Know the Vital Players in Your Career: The Tenured Factions

 

News on Higher Education
The Value of the Humanities: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/04/28/new-book-explores-various-arguments-value-humanities

The Erosion of Faculty Rights:
http://chronicle.com/blogs/conversation/2014/05/19/the-erosion-of-faculty-rights/?cid=pm&utm_source=pm&utm_medium=en

Higher Education's Missing Faculty Voices:
http://chronicle.com/article/Higher-Educations-Missing/146871/

Non-Decline of Liberal Arts Colleges: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/06/25/new-analysis-challenges-narrative-decline-about-liberal-arts-colleges

What Can You Do With a Humanities Ph.D., Anyway?:
http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/03/what-can-you-do-with-a-humanities-phd-anyway/359927/

Efficency:
Efficiency Committee, FSU. Kansas Model, p. 21
http://trustees.fsu.edu/meetings/materials/20130307/BOT-Efficiency-Committee-Package-3-7-13-Final.pdf

University of Florida, Efficiency Report:
http://www.ir.ufl.edu/mups/issue_0299.htm

Literacy Research Analysis, (very important for the Humanities):
http://centerforcollegeaffordability.org/research/studies/literary-research-analysis

UFF- FAMU, productivity and efficiency:
http://www.uff-famu.org/downloads/FebNewesletter2011.pdf

Report on Efficiency:
http://www.aascu.org/uploadedFiles/AASCU/Content/Root/MediaAndPublications/PublicPurposeMagazines/Issue/11spring_rational.pdf

Other Articles in the media:
http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/06/15/nrc-report-calls-greater-investment-and-improved-efficiency-research-universities
http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/10/11/leaders-urge-research-universities-look-beyond-us-government-support

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424127887323864304578316121951816976
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-26/college-costs-surge-500-in-u-s-since-1985-chart-of-the-day.html

There is also this article from Arizona State about cuts:
http://www.aaup.org/article/budget-cuts-and-educational-quality#.Utqbn3n0CYU
http://chronicle.com/article/How-Liberal-Arts-Majors-Fare/144133/?key=HWlzJAU5ZnJAMS1nYz4RYT8GaCM4MRlxZXJLaCskblFUEA==
http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/01/23/association-wants-create-portable-competency-based-general-education-framework
http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/01/23/u-copenhagen-mooc-instructor-searches-right-amount-online-moderation
http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/01/29/debate-over-student-preparedness-work-and-whos-blame-when-its-lacking
http://m.chronicle.com/article/Administrator-Hiring-Drove-28-/144519/
http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/01/22/see-how-liberal-arts-grads-really-fare-report-examines-long-term-data

The Soul of the Research University:
http://chronicle.com/article/The-Soul-of-the-Research/146155/

Location, Location, Location. Urban Hot Spots Are the Place to Be:
http://chronicle.com/article/Location-Location-Location-/147931/

Senators in Both Parties Agree: States Must Do More for Higher Education:
http://chronicle.com/article/Senators-in-Both-Parties/147911/

What the Head of Hiring at Google Doesn’t Understand About Skills:
http://chronicle.com/blogs/conversation/2014/05/28/what-the-head-of-hiring-at-google-doesnt-understand-about-skills/

Essay on importance of understanding global student activism | Inside Higher Ed

Administrator Hiring Drove 28% Boom in Higher-Ed Work Force, Report Says
m.chronicle.com

 

Minority Faculty
The No-Baby Penalty:
https://chroniclevitae.com/news/570-the-no-baby-penalty?cid=VTKF1

The Misleading Administration Guidance on Affirmative Action:
http://chronicle.com/blogs/conversation/2013/09/27/the-misleading-administration-guidance-on-affirmative-action/

U. of Massachusetts at Dartmouth ordered to promote a professor @insidehighered

On Balancing Career and Family as a Woman of Color

KimberlĂ© Williams Crenshaw: My Brother’s Keeper Ignores Young Black Women

 

Women and Minority Leaders Are Penalized For Fostering Diversity, Study Finds
http://mashable.com/2014/07/18/hiring-diversity/#:eyJzIjoidCIsImkiOiJfaDk2YXhiMnRidXFiNHI4YiJ9

64 Percent of Women Scientists Say They've Been Sexually Harassed Doing Field Work

The Tenure Game:
http://yaledailynews.com/magazine/2014/03/22/the-tenure-game/

A Letter To All Women Who Have Been Told To Quieten Down, Speak Softer and Be Less Angry

Interview: Corporatization of Universities Leads to Increased Academic Career Bias

Female leaders at colleges report discouragement but can be role models | Inside Higher Ed

Evidence Of Racial, Gender Biases Found In Faculty Mentoring

Securing money for research is hard for everyone - but then there's the sexism

Introducing 'Sexism Ed'

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Academic Mobbing: Is Gender a Factor? - Women in Higher Education

The Ivory Ceiling of Service Work:
http://www.aaup.org/article/ivory-ceiling-service-work#.U9kloFbpjRr

Black Scholars: Explaining Your Work May Mean Fighting For It

Study faults UCLA's handling of faculty's racial bias complaints

Study condemns US universities for promoting ‘white racial privilege’

NPR's Michel Martin On How Conversations About Women In The Workplace Still Ignore Race

 

Online Education
UC's Napolitano throws cold water on the online education craze: http://www.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-mh-uc-prexy-napolitano-20140326-story.html

 

University of California's Napolitano joins skeptics over online courses:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/25/us-usa-california-napolitano-idUSBREA2O02R20140325

Online course development may cost more than traditional classes, study finds:
http://www.dailycal.org/2013/10/21/online-course-development-may-cost-traditional-classes-study-finds/

Pushed by Lawmakers, U. of Florida Dives Into Online Education:
http://chronicle.com/article/Pushed-by-Lawmakers-U-of/146767/

Technology Provides Foreign-Language Immersion at a Distance:
http://chronicle.com/article/Technology-Provides/146369/?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en

Coursera Hires Former Yale President as Its Chief Executive:
http://chronicle.com/article/Coursera-Hires-Former-Yale/145531/

Online learning doesn't have to be a Faustian bargain:
http://chronicle.com/article/Shared-Governance-Tenure-and/143947

A Star MOOC Professor Defects—at Least for Now:
http://chronicle.com/article/A-MOOC-Star-Defects-at-Least/141331/

 

Kyle Carter - The world of higher education and the life of a university professor have changed