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James M. Van Wyck thinks about what he wishes he had understood about the academic job market at the start of his doctoral education.
The U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics on Wednesday released its annual report on the condition of...
Responding to a recent critique, three humanists argue that academic meetings, done right, can spur collaboration and add value for participants,...
Interest rates on new federal student loans will drop for the 2015-16 academic year, The Wall Street Journal reports.
The rate on...
A new agreement between American and European scientists will allow collaboration on research projects on both continents, The New York Times...
A guide from Casey Brienza.
Natalie Lundsteen discusses calendars and scheduling in the new Ph.D. job search.
The public is shockingly unaware of the world, and educators and civic leaders need to confront this problem, writes Sanford J. Ungar.
Melissa Dennihy reviews what to ask and what not to ask a search committee during an interview.
New MLA analysis sheds light on the much-bemoaned job market for humanities Ph.D.s.
Editor discusses new volume on the importance of key disciplines to solving key societal problems.
Report finds U.S. millennial generation faring poorly educationally compared to those of OECD nations
New international study compares young adults in U.S. with those of other O.E.C.D. nations -- and the results won't cheer Americans.
Melissa Dennihy writes about what to do when dining is part of the interview process.
You don't need to spend every waking minute on work, and doing so may not help you achieve your goals, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.
Obama seeks to boost higher education spending and proposes some loan reforms that have bipartisan appeal
Budget details president's signature higher ed proposals -- free community college, Pell bonuses for colleges and expanded tax credits -- and some...
If you've done well with the search committee, your next stop on a campus visit may be the dean's office. Melissa Dennihy prepares you.
Marcelle Dougan offers tips for staying on track.
The new site 101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication charts the tech explosion. Scott McLemee has a look.
Joseph Barber wants you to bring excitement and story-telling to the way you talk about your research.
Melissa Dennihy offers tips for job candidates on a crucial part of the campus visit.