5 Stories to Read From The World of Higher Ed

Dealing with tenure denial, the state of mental health supports from the student perspective, and 3 other stories are featured in the latest collection of PSE stories from around the web.

When a Bid for Tenure Fails, This Is What Bouncing Back Looks Like

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Tenure denials can spark sadness and anger, but also reinvention.

The Distracted Classroom: Transparency, Autonomy, and Pedagogy

The Chronicle of Higher Education
When someone's cellphone is distracting students from engaging, transformative work in class, they will regulate themselves far more effectively than we can.

"Shared Perspectives" A Joint Publication on Student Mental Health

Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance
Student organizations from across Canada have released a joint publication on student mental health in the country. Titled "Shared Perspectives," the report discusses some of the "limited successes and continued challenges" that still face PSE students, especially with respect to access to mental health-related services on campus.

Help Your Students Earn A's by Not Focusing on Grades

Inside Higher Ed
Setting goals can help students do better academically, and shorter-term, tangible goals are most effective, paper finds.

The Case for Higher Ed in a Job-Focused World

Inside Higher Ed
Facing skeptical public and politicians, campus business officers discuss strategies for making a more practical case for higher education.