Tag: faculty


Faculty, Staff Members Serve as Key Mental Health Resources for Students

March 6, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Faculty and staff members are increasingly being called upon to help students with their mental health, addressing stress, anxiety and depression, among other challenges. In a January survey of faculty members, 76 percent said they believe supporting students’ mental health […]


Attention higher-ed leaders: Faculty and staff have something to say

October 14, 2022

Via: eCampus News

An organization’s greatest asset is its people. In no other industry is that more true than in higher education. The importance of faculty and staff can’t be overstated; they are, in every way, core to carrying out the mission of […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Is the Great Resignation coming to higher ed?

October 13, 2022

Via: eCampus News

While many higher education faculty are satisfied in their jobs, they’re calling for more support as they struggle to balance new responsibilities brought on by the pandemic and the dramatic shift in teaching and learning, according to a new survey […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Better Classroom Experiences, Better Grades

July 14, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A new report found that faculty members can improve students’ experiences in the classroom by adopting practices that make students feel a sense of safety and belonging, which can in turn affect their academic outcomes. The report was released Wednesday […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

How to improve faculty and staff onboarding in higher ed

February 23, 2018

Via: eCampus News

The hiring and onboarding processes can be extremely complex for colleges and universities. Higher-education institutions often bring in hundreds of new employees every year—from professors to student workers to administrators to dining service personnel. Hiring and onboarding these employees can […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

Faculty members skeptical of digital course materials, unfamiliar with OER

February 22, 2016

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Quality, cost, reputation — in that order. Those are the top three factors that influence how faculty members pick which textbooks and course materials they assign, according to the results of a survey of faculty at two- and four-year institutions. […]

Continuous Development, Higher Education

6 revelations on faculty roles within competency-based programs

December 16, 2015

Via: eCampus News

When it comes to competency-based programs in today’s myriad array of higher-ed institutions, faculty spend most of their time on curriculum design, and have the most concerns about advising and mentoring. These are just two takeaways from a recent report […]