Warning: You may be surprised by the realities of an administrative position.
What to expect when you are invited to talk about your work.
Why is the keynote speech such a train wreck at most academic conferences?
Three tactics you should definitely not pursue in organizing a staff retreat.
Also in our weekly roundup of the best conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: Twitter tips for newbies; dealing with annoying auditors; teaching at multiple institutions.
Yes, there is a such a thing as a good meeting.
Better to be the one who ignites the conversation than the one who dominates it.
Don’t rule out meetings or other tools just because they have been misused in the past.
Lessons a faculty member learned from planning her first scholarly meeting.
Can you do anything to prevent crabby, verbose full professors from dominating faculty meetings?
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Also in our weekly roundup of the best Chronicle conversations: Summer faculty meetings.
It’s not in your interest to attend if you’re a contingent faculty member.
We know active-learning strategies work for students. Why not try them on the faculty?
As a faculty member for 27 years, I’ve served on just about every committee imaginable—and some are much more tolerable than others. Here’s an opinionated guide to the best and the worst of the lot.