Finding the Fit at a Small College

The Chronicle of Higher Education‘s On Hiring blog posted last week about finding a fit at small colleges. Some faculty relish their work at small liberal arts colleges, while others find the atmosphere burdensome. The post and the comments that follow it offer some excellent advice, both to job seekers and to those seeking to hire at small colleges.

At The Well, the excellent website of our fellow InterVarsity ministry Women in the Academy and the Professions, Dorothy Boorse, associate professor of biology at Gordon College, recently wrote about her experiences working at a small college, particularly in making the transition from the large research university where she earned her PhD, and the importance of “Asking the Right Question” in assessing your success in higher education.

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The former Associate Director for the Emerging Scholars Network, Micheal lives in Cincinnati with his wife and three children and works as a web manager for a national storage and organization company. He writes about work, vocation, and finding meaning in what you do at No Small Actors.

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