Websites of General Interest
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
This website provides a variety of information about teaching in higher education.
From the website: The foundation is a major national and international center for research and policy studies about teaching. Its mission is to address the hardest problems faced in teaching in public school, college and universities - that is, how to succeed in the classroom, how best to achieve lasting student learning, and how to assess the impact of teaching on students.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Articles in The Chronicle are focused on many topics of interest to doctoral students and faculty. The archives can be easily searched for previously published articles of interest. In addition, the classified ads are a source of current open academic positions.
From The Chronicle website: The Chronicle is published weekly and read by more than 450,000 college and university administrators and faculty members. The Chronicle of Higher Education is the academic world's No. 1 source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators.
American Association of University Professors (AAUP)
The AAUP website provides a wealth of information on higher education and academic careers, including salary information, balancing family and academic work, women in higher education.
From the AAUP website: AAUP's purpose is to advance academic freedom and shared governance, to define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education, and to ensure higher education's contribution to the common good.
Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD)
The Council sponsors an annual meeting and published Proceedings from the meeting. The Proceedings archive the presentations from the meeting. View the Proceedings from the CAPCSD home page. Of particular interest to doctoral students and those thinking about entering a doctoral program: See from the 2003 Proceedings: Issue 1: Shortening the Shortage of PhD Students and Faculty , and a paper presented by Ed Conture, Ph.D., Emotional Intelligence, Leadership Style, and the Mentor-Mentee Relationship . Form the 2002 Proceedings, Issue II: The PhD Shortage in Communication Sciences and Disorders . From the 1997 Proceedings, a paper presented by Ray Kent, Ph.D., The Glories of Being a Professor , and from the 1998 Proceedings, a paper by Kim Wilcox, Ph.D., Replacing the Professorate: Perspectives on a Doctoral Program.