New Issue of Liberal Education: Deep Roots: A Strong Mentoring Program Can Keep Faculty Long Term

Posted by American Association of Colleges & Universities on September 28, 2021

Looking to improve faculty retention? This issue explores how a strong mentoring program can make a difference. Also in this issue: Extremist threats to colleges and ways to respond. Plus, controversies over common reading programs, and how to get (distracted) students’ attention.


  • Treat Extremism Like It Is a Virus’: A Conversation with Cynthia Miller-Idriss on Inoculating Students—and Everyone—Against Hate and Disinformation
  • Staying Power: Make Sure Mentoring for New Faculty Has Lasting Effects
  • Putting Out the Fire: Common Reading Programs as Flash Points in Campus Culture Wars
  • Attention Is an Achievement: How to Help Students Stay Present and Focused in Class
  • Virtual Engagement—Real-World Impact: How Students Are Working with Communities across the Globe Despite the Pandemic

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