Are You My Mentor?

By January 8, 2013April 11th, 2014The Chronicle of Higher Education

During a long woodsy walk with a friend, she mentioned a junior colleague whose tenure-track career she’s worried about. The colleague (“Jane”) had not yet published anything but was doing great work teaching, and had volunteered to serve on committees at every level of the university—making an impact on the campus, but not on readers outside of its walls. My friend wanted to help usher Jane along the tenure trail, and asked me for suggestions.

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