In recent years the trend to employ part-time faculty has risen sharply. Institutional changes triggered by, for example, the implementation of the Affordable Care Act have institutions considering if hiring part-time faculty should be a continued, pragmatic solution for future success.
And though the hiring of faculty members (full- or part-time) primarily falls under the purview of academic affairs, some institutions are now seeking talent management advice and support from their HR leaders.
You know that really quiet person in your department? The one who shies away from the limelight? The one who doesn’t speak up much in meetings? The one who prefers solitude over group dynamics?
That person may be an introvert — someone who does his or her best work and feels most at ease when he or she has plenty of time for quiet reflection and deep contemplation. Or maybe you’re that person.
Here are news highlights from this week’s KC Connection:
There’s been talk for several years now around the importance of increasing diversity in the top ranks (and the leadership pipeline leading to those executive positions) in colleges and universities. But is all that talk translating into action?
Data from CUPA-HR’s Administrators in Higher Education Salary Survey show that women are faring better than people of color in moving up the ladder.