A new interactive graphic, the Black and White Higher Education Workforce, developed by the College and University Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) depicts the representation and pay of Black and White higher education employees.
The dog days of summer are a good chance for each of us to pause and think about the impact our work is really having. Writing is a big portion of this "work" in higher education, but academic writing is often dismissed as being unreadable, uninteresting, or just plain out of touch with the general population, and much of it is never read. How do we create writing that's more accessible and memorable to the everyday reader?
When college athletes practice or play, they're really performing work. But are they able to speak up when the work conditions threaten their health? And what happens when they do? Erin Hatton, an Associate Professor of Sociology, warns that athletes are not only chastised for "crying" and "whining" but are often labeled as "un-coachable," which threatens their professional prospects.
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