This is a moderated, once a week list-serve with a wide range of short articles on issues in higher education. It includes a descriptive title and an abstract at the very beginning, so you can quickly see if it's one you want to read. Recent topics relevant for new faculty include "The Ten Worst Teaching Mistakes" and "What They Didn't Teach You in Graduate School."
Inside Higher Ed
This is a five-day-a-week news briefing on a wide range of higher education issues. You may not have time to or interest in following higher ed news, but lately they have had some excellent articles for new faculty in their Career Advice section.
National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
The website Inside Higher Ed columnist and recent campus speaker, Kerry Rockquemore. It includes the Monday Motivator, which is a weekly e-mail message that provides new junior faculty, post-docs, and advanced graduate students with an electronic dose of positive energy, good vibrations, and a weekly productivity tip.
MentorNet is a nonprofit e-mentoring network for those in engineering, science and mathematics, particularly but not exclusively women and others underrepresented in these fields. It matches "protégés" with mentors in both industry and academia. The site's section for academic careers is at www.mentornet.net/documents/about/programs/academic.aspx.
Ezine@facultyfocusmail.com offers short emailed essays and longer monographs on request on a large number of teaching-related topics.