Category Archives: Recommended Reading

Graduate School: Whether to Go (Sources) (5 December 2012)

Compiled by Mark Jones, December 2012, with subsequent additions.  Suggestions welcome.   As universities seek to increase graduate admissions and at the same time to reduce full-service tenure-track faculty employment, a question arises, particularly for students specializing in fields where … Continue reading

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CAUT: Assault on labour rights and post-secondary education (21 September 2012)

For this important post please see QUFA Forum.

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Recommended Reading for Academic Planners (8 June 2011)

Compiled by Mark Jones.  This list will be updated; please send suggestions to Recommended Reading for Academic Planners Last updated: 8 June 2011.

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The Nation: Faulty Towers: The Crisis in Higher Education (4 May 2011)

As published in The Nation, 4 May 2011: By William Deresiewicz A few years ago, when I was still teaching at Yale, I was approached by a student who was interested in going to graduate school. She had her eye … Continue reading

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