Links of the Week

Zoom Exhaustion is Real. Here are Six Ways to Find Balance and Stay Connected
And so, the question arises for me: Is there some way to ease the burden of this “disconnected connection” and allow me to foster a better balance of connection between us?

College Presidents’ Cabinets Still Far from Gender Parity
Inside Higher Ed
Women and minority administrators are paid less than others and disproportionately occupy lower-level roles, a new report finds. Experts are divided over whether the current pandemic will close the gaps or throw them open wider.

Kaiser Permanente Employees to Receive Childcare Grants, Temporary Housing Under Union Agreement
As part of a union agreement, Kaiser Permanente will now offer a variety of services for its employees working on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic.

Academe’s Coronavirus Shock Doctrine​
Chronicle of Higher Education
Faculty members are already stretched thin, and now they are being asked to do more. They should hesitate before doing so.

Opinion: Public Pensions Survived the Great Recession. They Will Survive Coronavirus, Too
The Sacramento Bee
Ted Toppin, chairman of Californians for Retirement Security — a coalition of 1.8 million teachers, firefighters, police officers and other active and retired public employees — offers his thoughts on the state of public pensions.