Analysis conducted by Nida Denson and Katalin Szelenyi of Faculty Job Satisfaction Survey data finds that whether an academic is in a relationship has bigger impact on their perception of work-life balance than whether or not they have children.
Kiernan Mathews in conversation with HGSE's Jill Anderson: "What the data shows is that white faculty are thinking that we’re doing great. My president says the right things, the faculty and my colleagues in the department say all the right things, but that’s not necessarily what Black faculty see."
How can college leaders support faculty members during this difficult time? This was the central question of a virtual convening hosted by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Kiernan Mathews joined presidents from Barnard College, the College of William & Mary, and Rutgers University to offer insights and suggested actions.
Faculty parents are once again being asked to perform a miracle: Get their students and their own kids through the semester in one piece. Kiernan Mathews offers insights into how many faculty parents might be affected, and invites reflection about what institutions can do to mitigate downstream inequities for these community members.
Professors across institutions are increasingly concerned about the private and public health implications of face-to-face instruction come fall. Kiernan Mathews weighs in on how this debate is also exacerbating existing intergenerational tensions.
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