In the internet age, librarians are focusing less on books and more on teaching. Is something getting lost in the transition?
On Administrative Spending, Which Colleges Get the Most Bang for the Buck? – The Chronicle of Higher Education
Small liberal-arts colleges pay out much more for administrative costs relative to teaching than do large research universities, the American Council of Trustees and Alumni says in a new report.
More Than a ‘Summer Slump’: How the Loss of Structure Affects Academics – The Chronicle of Higher Education
The community and structure an instructor builds during the academic year can disappear each summer, when the bulk of his or her research is conducted. Many scholars struggle with the solitude.