Category Archives: Students at risk

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

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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

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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

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Power Hungry Fraternities

Fraternities and Sororities Attract Students Who Want Power Over Others Frats have been in the news lately.  They have caused the death of students and gang-raped females.  This is not news.  What is news is that big-name universities are admitting … Continue reading

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Study Abroad Programs Can Place Faculty and Students at Risk

Stories from the the Front Lines During my last job as a professor, I took students to Ireland, China (Hong Kong), Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, and a cruise to Alaska.  All of the trips were in conjunction with classes I … Continue reading

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Protecting International Students on Campus

Stories from the Front Lines I have taught in several colleges and universities and not one of them in over thirty years asked me to take a physical examination, or to be immunized before I started teaching. (I recently started … Continue reading

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