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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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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

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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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Emmette Till and President Barak Obama

Racism in the 2014 Mid-Term Election (BEWARE:  Some may think this is a very biased post!) Yesterday they planted a tree in order to remember the killing of Emmett Till, a young African American boy who was murdered by light-skinned … 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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Greedy Universities Promote “Open” Admissions

Open Admissions Harms Everyone at the University These days almost everything is measured by the “almighty” dollar.  Money is always the first value when considering health, children, war, epidemics, development of drugs to save people, and more.  It seems as … Continue reading

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Misogynists in the President’s Office

Misogynist Politics Take Down Strong and Competent Female Leaders There are a lot of stories to tell on this subject. The recent public issues with misogynism in the video-gaming industry are just the tip of the iceberg.   In my career … Continue reading

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Will the Creative and Imaginative Faculty Please Raise a Hand!

Faculty Drones are Easy to Spot! Faculty bear the brunt of incompetent and power-hungry bureaucrats, and many of their strategies for survival are a direct reaction to the abuse and overloads they are assigned.  In my several decades of teaching … Continue reading

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Colonialism and Ethnocentrism in Higher Education

Bureaucrats Discriminate Against Faculty who are US Citizens This post will address three issues that involve faculty from countries other than the United States. Bureaucrats replace faculty who are American citizens with foreign nationals as a way of saving money … Continue reading

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Coping with Sexist Politics in the Academy

Sexist Politics Permeate Higher Education In my last blog I summarized some of the sexist politics I faced in my career.  So many people have asked me, “Why did you stay?  When the heat was on and you were crying … Continue reading

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