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Featured Institution

Auburn University

Auburn, AL 36849
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Auburn University's mission is defined by its land-grant traditions of service and access. The University will serve the citizens of the State through its instructional, research and outreach programs and prepare Alabamians to respond successfully to the challenges of a global economy.

Student Enrollment

23,512

Type

Public , Four or more years

Featured Associations

American Association of University Professors (AAUP)

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.

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American String Teachers Association (ASTA)

ASTA is a membership organization for string and orchestra teachers and players, helping them to develop and refine their careers. ASTA provides a vast array of services, including its National Orchestra Festival, an award-winning scholarly journal, job postings, local and national events, and access to a vibrant and sharing string community.

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Advice & News

October 23, 2018

A course syllabus, while simple to create, is critical for students' engagement in and completion of a course, especially first-year students who aren't yet accustomed to college/university-level work. This tool can be a road map to success if the course instructor properly communicates, continually shares, and reviews it throughout the semester. So, why is the syllabus critical for success and what topics should you cover when reviewing it with your class?

October 15, 2018

The latest generation of students heading to college is Generation Z -- and they're unlike any other before them. They want the education they need for career success at the lowest price, in the shortest time, and for the largest payoff. With this new breed of students starting their college selection process, schools would be wise to re-evaluate their recruitment efforts. Here's a closer look at what Gen Z students expect from a college education.

October 15, 2018

In Letter to My Bully's Enabler upon My Resignation, Daniel B. Griffith challenged leaders to think about how they respond to bullying and what they're doing to prevent it. In this follow-up article, he offers advice about how victims can deal with the issue. He explores a number of options that can help improve your situation at your current institution but also weighs in on when it may be time to consider quitting and finding a new position.