ADVANCE-selected Resources from U-M and Beyond
In 2001, 2007, and 2012, the University of Michigan Office of the Provost commissioned a group of faculty and academic administrators to conduct an econometric analysis of salaries of tenured and tenure-track faculty at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Style guide on appropriate and accurate language to use when writing or talking about people living with disabilities.
A UC Berkeley student interviews faculty with disabilities to understand how they overcame perceptions about their disability and to understand how they became productive and successful faculty members.
by Meghan Duffy, Associate Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
There is a persistent myth (some might even call it a zombie idea) that getting tenure in academia requires working 80 hours a week. There’s even a joke along the lines of “The great thing about academia is the flexibility. You can work whatever 80 hours a week you want!”
The idea that you need to work 80 hours a week in order to publish or get grants or tenure is simply wrong. Moreover…
Scary myths and scary data abound about life as a tenure-track faculty at an “R1” university. Scary enough to make you wonder: why would any smart person want to live this life?…