Since 1889, Agnes Scott has inspired students to discover new opportunities, new challenges and new strengths through a liberal arts education in a setting dedicated to women. Its award-winning faculty helps students gain the tools — a well-rounded knowledge of the arts and sciences, critical thinking and leadership skills, and an appreciation of world cultures — that provide a lifetime of success and satisfaction.
AAUP is a nonprofit membership association of faculty and other academic professionals. The mission of AAUP is to advance academic freedom and shared governance; to define fundamental professional values and standards; and to promote the economic security of faculty, academic professionals and those engaged in teaching and research.Less
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As graduation ceremonies come to a close, colleges and universities across the country shift to the summer season, but what happens during those three months? It's a time to reflect on the progress made during the past year and to prepare for new students coming to campus who will bring excitement and fresh energy with them. It's a time for new student orientation, summer immersion programs, and transitions among faculty and administrators.
No one likes to work for a boss who micro-manages or overloads employees, is uninterested in their professional development, or is challenging in some other way. However, the experience of working for what you might consider a 'bad boss' presents unique and valuable opportunities for professional growth, such as taking initiative and managing up. Experts recommend embracing the experience and using the lessons you learn to advance your career.
We leave institutions for many reasons, but a big one is that opportunities for continued advancement are blocked. The path forward is occupied by people who are not likely to leave. However, as we move on to our next position, it is imperative to leave with grace and integrity. Middleton cautions against appearing to be overly excited about departing and being critical of the institution you're leaving and makes recommendations for leaving on good terms.