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Who's Who in Higher Education
Q: What is the Who's Who?
A: Academic Keys Who's Who in Higher Education is the most comprehensive and authoritative online source of information available on leading and influential experts in the institutes of higher education. We are dedicated to creating an environment for information and collegial exchange among academicians via the Internet. We feel confident that Academic Keys can successfully supplement traditional professional magazines and journals in facilitating a powerful and dynamic communication venue. The Who's Who in Higher Education is of critical reference value to a wide variety of groups:
- Colleagues at other universities use the Who's Who as a valuable directory and reference.
- Government and corporations use the Who's Who to identify expert consultants.
- Law firms use the Who's Who to identify expert witnesses.
- Funding agencies use the Who's Who to send RFP alerts.
- Media employees use the Who's Who for accurate background facts on the individuals who are making news.
- It is the ideal starting point for research on individuals considered for appointments and nominations.
- The Who's Who is an indispensable source for selection of speakers.
Listed members in the Academic Keys Who's Who may elect to receive our monthly e-flier, which contains up-to-date information on important academic positions and opportunities available in the member's field. Many have found this news circular extremely valuable for themselves and their students.
Membership in Academic Keys Who's Who in Higher Education is completely free of charge, and at any time, members may request to be removed from the Who's Who.
Q: How was I selected for inclusion in the Who's Who?
A: We maintain our own list of faculty and administration acquired from most Ph. D. granting universities across the United States and Canada. Currently more than 1.2 million faculty are listed. These academicians are either nominated by other colleagues, self nominated, or have been selected and informed by our nomination committee based on the information published on them by their institutes. Our major goal is to provide an avenue for collegial exchange of information and be a resource for faculty who desire to locate colleagues who have similar research interests.
Q: How do I edit my information?
A: Proceed to this page, then select your discipline from the drop-down menu. You will be directed to the login page for your discipline. You may then login with your username and password to update your information in the Who's Who.
Q: I don't know my username and/or password. How do I get it?
A: If you forgot your password only, please proceed to the forgotten password page, and enter your username or email address.
If you forgot your username, please email us and we would be happy to reset your password and retrieve your username.
Q: What if I don't want my information to be included in the Academic Keys Who's Who?
A: Please email us and we will to remove your listing promptly.