Readings on the Profession of Teaching & Scholarship
- "An Academic in America" Column Archive
- "Thomas H. Benton," an associate professor of English, authors this column in the Chronicle of Higher Education on academic work and life. Among the highlights of his past columns are:
- The 7 Deadly Sins of Professors
If today's students are self-indulgent, it's because faculty members have abdicated responsibility for the culture of our classrooms.
- The 7 Deadly Sins of Students
Enabled by institutions, students increasingly seem to choose self-indulgence and self-esteem over self-denial and self-questioning
- Mindset Lists
- Each August for the past 11 years, Beloit College in Beloit, Wis., has released the Beloit College Mindset List. It provides a look at the cultural touchstones that shape the lives of students entering college.