Here’s How to Email Your Professors

This article is a shortened, edited version of a story written by Colleen Flaherty and published at InsideHigherEd.com. Somewhere between birth and college, students hopefully learn how to compose concise, grammatically correct emails. Often they haven't. So many professors now explicitly teach students how to email them at the start of the academic year. Approaches vary. A number of professors use specific reference documents, like a pointer webpage called “How to Email a Professor” posted by Michael Leddy in 2005, which has been accessed from 135 countries and territories. Biologist Amy B. Hollingsworth wrote “Five Ways to Get a Busy [...]