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Handling a case of (far- from-) collegial one-upmanship

I work with some very complicated individuals. It’s a about the nicest thing I can say under the circumstances described hereafter.

The account is not to elevate myself over others or be haughty; it is simply a practical way to wisely apply the dictum “But speak with a fool according to your wisdom lest he think in his soul that he is wise” from the Hebrew scripture in its book of Proverbs in the… 269 more words


Bishop Bonny looks ahead to the Synod - an ongoing analysis

Bishop Johan Bonny has been making headlines in Catholic media, first in Germany but today also in his native Belgium. In an extensive note the bishop of Antwerp outlines his thoughts and expectations for this autumn’s Synod of Bishops. 388 more words

World Church


Much of government’s work is performed through collegial bodies. The latter is defined as a governmental entity whose power is vested within its membership. So unlike a single decision-making authority such as Office of the President, collegial bodies decide by obtaining a majority consensus among its members. 961 more words


Good Campus Citizen

Every year, OWU hosts its Sagan National Colloquium throughout Fall semester in order to explore a national/international issue from multiple educational angles. This year’s colloquium centers around water. 81 more words

(#221) The 3Rs: Rapport, Rigor, and Responsibility

I need to take responsibility to develop authentic and meaningful relationships with my colleagues.

This week I had the opportunity to work with the adjunct faculty of our college at our annual adjunct convocation.  571 more words


A Love Letter to Twitter

Thank you to my Twitter interlocutors this morning for feedback on this post during my internal debate over it and for sharing your own experiences. Thanks also for conversations yesterday about social media and academic freedom.  1,274 more words

...of community, belonging---YES!

“Seven BC Jobs That Redefine What Hard Work Really Is”…”Wildfires dying down in BC thanks to cool weather & rainfall”…”Loneliness: a silent plague that is hurting young people the most”… 650 more words