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Why we build

The final post in my series on building for Fall 2020 focuses on the hardest part of the building process, and it's not the syllabus. »

Approaching balance in an academic life

This post from 2015 about seeking balance has a lot to say about work in higher education as we enter the pandemic-infused Fall semester. »

Guiding principles for academic work in unprecedented times

Some general principles and strategies from my faculty and also some principles for department chairs, from one clueless chair in over his head to all the others. »

Being department chair, round 2

I'll be sticking around as department chair for the entire year. Here are three first impressions of the job. »