Advice for New Faculty Members: Nihil Nimus
R. Boice 2000 Allyn and Bacon. Needham Heights, MA
Based on years of research, the author describes the habits of new faculty members who quickly and efficiently set themselves up for success, and includes simple suggestions to learn those habits. The subtitle, which means 'nothing in excess' describes the guiding philosophy that emerged from the author's research. He observed that new faculty members who thrived were those who worked moderately on teaching, research, and other faculty responsibilities. Also included is a description of the practical daily work habits that allow new faculty to work moderately, staying on top of their responsibilities while minimizing stress.