About To Improve the Academy: A Journal of Educational Development

To Improve the Academy (TIA) is the flagship peer-reviewed publication of the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD Network). TIA, an open-access, electronic journal, is focused on faculty, graduate student and professional student, instructional, professional, and organizational development. TIA publishes two issues annually, with occasional special issues responsive to the profession and moment.

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The Fall 2021 Issue (40.1) Is Out!
Posted by TIA Editorial Team on 2021-09-21

The latest issue of To Improve the Academy (40.1) is out! Here's a sneak peek at the table of contents and you'll find all the details here.What Really Matters for Instructors Implementing Inclusive Teaching Approaches by Tracie Marcella Addy, Philip M. Reeves, Derek Dube, and Khadijah A. Mitchell;Longitudinal Impact of Faculty Participation in a Course Design Institute (CDI): Faculty [...]

Thank You, Lindsay Bernhagen!
Posted by TIA Editorial Team on 2021-09-02

The TIA editorial team cannot thank Lindsay Bernhagen enough for her leadership, dedication, commitment, passion, and compassion while editor of TIA. Lindsay shepherded the transition to open-access (including the full TIA backlist!), navigated multiple manuscript submission and website transitions, and somehow still found time to coach our authors and mentor future TIA editors. Lindsay's efforts [...]

Meet TIA’s Newest Associate Editors
Posted by TIA Editorial Team on 2021-08-24

To Improve the Academy is thrilled to announce our new associate editors: Derisa Grant and Dana Grossman Leeman. Derisa and Dana bring a wealth of experience, a strong commitment to racial equity and social justice, and tons of creativity. Keep reading to learn more about them.Derisa Grant, Senior Academic Program Manager, Minerva Project  I view equity as central to teaching, and [...]