Just Explain It to Me!

Breaking down notoriously confusing, perplexing and annoying systems and practices in higher education

August 9, 2022 - 3:00am
Some suggestions for how employees might behave (or maybe not) around their professorial colleagues.
August 4, 2022 - 5:00am
Questions to ask about a potential new campus home—and some suggestions for how to welcome a colleague (and how not to).
June 14, 2022 - 8:11am
Colleges often mess up the names of their alums—especially the women among them. Here are some reasons why.
June 1, 2022 - 3:00am
A plea to all you donors out there.
May 24, 2022 - 3:00am
How trees, quads and facades can help sell a campus.
May 17, 2022 - 3:00am
Consider the mace.
May 3, 2022 - 3:00am
Understanding an imperfect union.
April 26, 2022 - 3:00am
Reflections on a life fully lived.
April 20, 2022 - 3:00am
How one academic administrator might answer questions about the department’s use of unusual resources (say, stiletto heels).
April 12, 2022 - 3:00am
Yes, the questions are annoying, but tracking resources keeps the institution out of trouble.


Colleges and universities are under more pressure to ensure their graduates are equipped with the skills and knowledge to succeed in the workplace. Complicating those demands are intensifying expectations that higher education produce equitable outcomes for people from different racial, ethnic and socioeconomic groups. In this virtual event, experts on education and work and representatives of colleges around the country will discuss the changing landscape, how institutions of all types are responding to it and some tools and strategies campuses are embracing to ensure strong career preparation for all of their students.

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