Notes in the Margins: Prof stress, homelessness and tech-school teachers
Top 10 Reasons Being a University Professor is a Stressful Job Being a university professor is in no way the least stressful job for 2013, as a recent Forbes article stated. In fact, 2013 is likely to be one of the worst years to be a university professor. (Forbes via Education Dive)
Tech school teachers are paid more than UW professors, report says Full-time instructors in Wisconsin technical colleges took home an average of $90,000 last year in base pay and overages, slightly more than the $86,000 in compensation for professors at the 13 University of Wisconsin universities, according to a published report. (Associated Press via Education Dive)
Homelessness, poverty and panhandling on campus Students confront the reality of homelessness on college campuses. (USA Today)
Facebook may help identify college drinking problems College students who post references to getting drunk, blacking out, or other aspects of dangerous drinking on Facebook are more likely to have clinically-significant alcohol problems than students who do not post such references, according to a recent study. (ZDNet via Education Dive)
The battle facing those who fight for the liberal arts A national campaign to promote the value of a liberal arts education and dispel myths is being led by Ohio’s S. Georgia Nugent, president of a top liberal arts school, Kenyon College. (Dayton Daily News)
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