Category Archives: Misogynism in Higher Education

Mid-Twentieth Century Blues. Chapter Four, Part One.

Inescapable Institutional Violence   “For the beauty of strong courageous women is ugly by misogynist standards of “beauty.”      Mary Daly  Prelude Sometimes you get caught up in a cause or a battle and you cannot step away from … Continue reading

Posted in Cause of Violence, Disillusionment in Higher Education, Education not War, Higher Education, Hostility and Violence on Campus, Killing a Professor, Misogynism, Misogynism in Higher Education, Religious Beliefs destroy females careers, Religious hatred, Strategies to derail females, Stress and Professors, Students at risk, Terrorists on Campus, Violence Against Women, Violence and Religion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mid-Twentieth Century Blues. Chapter Three!

Campus Culture.  Misogyny  Prelude The vignettes of campus life below seem to be only on the fringe of my experiences. There was so much more!  This chapter hops from one skirmish to another, like battles in a war.  Terrorists hurled … Continue reading

Posted in Misogynism, Misogynism in Higher Education, Religious Beliefs destroy females careers, Religious hatred, Strategies to derail females, Terrorists and their Religions, Uncategorized, Violence Against Women | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Mid-Twentieth Century Blues” from “Signals from Mars”

Excerpts from the book,  Final Exam Jihad.  An Opportunity for Loneliness Signals from Mars is a blog where I write about controversial issues.  Final Exam Jihad is a heartfelt attempt to explain what it was like to work as a … Continue reading

Posted in #MeToo, Misogynism in Higher Education, Terrorists on Campus, The Secrets of Women, Uncategorized, Violence Against Women | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Students Were Afraid to Learn About Other Religions!

The Classroom Became a War Zone! Excerpt from Final Exam Jihad.  An Opportunity for Loneliness.  “You and Me” We started together, you and me.  We were new on campus.  We found new friends and faced new challenges.  Some of us … Continue reading

Posted in Disillusionment in Higher Education, Education not War, Higher Education, Hostility and Violence on Campus, Jihad, Killing a Professor, Misogynism, Misogynism in Higher Education, Religious Beliefs destroy females careers, Religious hatred | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Final Exam Jihad is Published!

A Professor’s Memoir That May Shock You! Creating this memoir about my career in higher education was both a wrenching and uplifting experience.  As I scoured the thousands and thousands of documents that I had saved over decades, I realized … Continue reading

Posted in Cause of Violence, Disillusionment in Higher Education, Feminism, Feminists in the Classroom, Higher Education, Hostility and Violence on Campus, Killing a Professor, Misogynism, Misogynism in Higher Education, Religious Beliefs destroy females careers, Religious hatred, Strategies to derail females, Stress and Professors | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Undergraduate Despair and Hopelessness

Cartoon Captures a Snapshot about the Failings of Higher Education Chan Lowe created a portrait of Higher Education in the United States “The American Undergrad’s Prayer.”  (I am repeating the prayer here, just in case they pull the cartoon from … Continue reading

Posted in Disillusionment in Higher Education, Education not War, Higher Education, Hostility and Violence on Campus, Killing a Professor, Misogynism, Misogynism in Higher Education, Stress and Professors, Students at risk, Terrorists on Campus, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

How to Kill a Professor!

A Friend of Mine Passed Away the Other Day Darlene (not her real name) was from Malaysia.  She had made her way to Australia where she worked to obtain her Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems.  When she passed, she was … Continue reading

Posted in Disillusionment in Higher Education, Education not War, Higher Education, Hostility and Violence on Campus, Killing a Professor, Misogynism in Higher Education, Strategies to derail females, Stress and Professors | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Recipe #1 for Positive Change in Higher Education

Professionalize Teaching in Higher Education For the past six months I have been ranting about all the problems I faced in Higher Education.  I am going to change my tune a bit and focus on how we can change Higher … Continue reading

Posted in Disillusionment in Higher Education, Higher Education, Misogynism in Higher Education, Strategies to derail females, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Academic Presidents Want to See Their Names in Lights

Hundreds of Millions of Dollars Spent on Frivolous Buildings Egocentric Presidents, Provosts, Deans and other bureaucrats long to have their names splattered all over a building on a campus.  It is a kind of immortality or everlasting life. “They won’t … Continue reading

Posted in Aid to education, Disillusionment in Higher Education, Fraternities and Sororities on Campus, Higher Education, Misogynism in Higher Education, Stealing Money from Universities, Students at risk, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Academic Deans are Ruining the Future of our Students

Anatomy of Academic Deans –Power Addicts Courage and greatness eludes them! Petty concerns fill their days. Their hollow spines and hearts follow the whims of others. The mind-baffling reasons for attempting to change and grow the lives of students is … Continue reading

Posted in Disillusionment in Higher Education, Education not War, Higher Education, Hostility and Violence on Campus, Misogynism in Higher Education, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment