Busy TAA People: Kent Kauffman Authoring Book on Legal Issues Facing College and Graduate Faculty

TAA member Kent D. Kauffman, J.D. has signed a contract with Rowman & Littlefield to author a legal, professional development book on the key legal issues that college and graduate faculty face in their academic lives. The book will be published in late 2024 or early 2025 and is tentatively titled, Navigating Choppy Waters: Key Legal Issues College Faculty Need to Know (Before the Semester Ends).

Kauffman is an Associate Professor of Business Law and Ethics and MBA Programs Faculty Liaison at the Doermer School of Business at Purdue University-Fort Wayne, and was a recipient of a 2019 TAA McGuffey Longevity Award for his textbook, Legal Terminology.

The Power of Planning: Embrace Mindfulness and Prioritize With Ease

By Kimine Mayuzumi

In a world that seems to revolve around deadlines and outcomes, I’ve found myself immersed in enlightening dialogues with clients about the power of planning.

One question, in particular, lingers in my mind:

“How do you navigate planning when it tends to make you become outcome-oriented?”

Echoing the ethos of our “Be mindful, Trust the process, Let go of outcomes” philosophy, this query on planning is especially relevant in today’s fast-paced world, where time management is paramount, but so is the call to be present in our own lives.