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Advice for the post-pandemic faculty generation

Rethink your grading, embrace the best of technology and see your students for who they are (and how they are): That’s the advice University of Richmond assistant professor Lauren N. Henley has for “rookie faculty members” like her who were hired during the pandemic.

“For us, the past year or so was daunting, but it was also liberating,” she writes for The Chronicle of Higher Education. “Because with no expectations of normalcy, many of us in this new faculty cohort have been approaching our strange new academic world with a sense of possibility more than of trepidation.”

Read Henley’s full advice column here.