Why universities need to leverage the skills of veteran faculty

05/10/2013 | InsideHigherEd.com

The skills of late-career professors should be leveraged to improve higher education, write professor Roger Baldwin and graduate research assistant Michael Zeig, both of Michigan State University. In this commentary, they suggest pairing veteran professors with new faculty to facilitate learning, and helping emeritus professors maintain a role within the college. "Educational institutions cannot afford to neglect or overlook the distinctive assets their older faculty (late-career and retired) possess and are eager to share," they write.

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