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Pay Bureaucats (Bureaucrats) at Universities Less than Professors!

Bureaucats Are Paid Too Much! During my over thirty-plus years in higher education and at several different colleges and universities, I witnessed more incompetence at the top than I could have ever imagined.  These guys won their jobs through being … Continue reading

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Part Two: The Bureaucats. Bullying is the Name of the Game

The public is unaware of the lethal and brutal war zone faced by faculty and academic departments or programs.   Bureaucats pit department against department in a conflict and race for funds or support. Fearing the sidelining or elimination of … Continue reading

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Slaves to the Whims of the Bureaucats (Bureaucrats)

Academic Excellence Has Been Thrown Out the Window! (This blog will be published in two sections.) Majors at my former university were fair game to exploit by bureaucrats and powerful donors. Majors were deployed front and center on the university web … Continue reading

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Where Can You Find a Competent Help Desk? Dial “a black hole!”

Online Classes are Chaotic and Riddled with Problems Students deserve more than a sterile page filled with words when they enroll in online classes.  The list of creative ways to teach online is infinite! But there are many roadblocks in … Continue reading

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Universities can be Intellectual Wastelands

Why are some University Campuses Intellectual Wastelands? Early in my career I was sponsored to attend a weeklong workshop designed to help professors become Master Teachers. The workshop was enlightening. I learned two things. After my first presentation, the strongest … Continue reading

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Stealing the Future of Our Children

Students Deserve to be Taught by Humane Experts not Counterfeits  Who is really teaching the students? At my previous university, some departments employed students who had not received their Master’s degrees to teach undergraduate students. Most of these graduate-teaching students … Continue reading

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