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Islands

I’ve written before about those sanguine moments before the cares of the day gripped my mother, and even before that, when she was sleeping and I would stand at her bedside, the quiet in her face extinguishing my own fires. 441 more words

Awakening

The Perspective of Ignorance

1996 was an incredibly difficult year, my influences many and my ideas beyond rambling about what life should have been like, what it was like, and what it could have been like. 316 more words

Awakening

Impressionable Before Ignorant

Impressionable understates the soft clay that is a child’s mind. To mold and shape that clay is a privilege and an honor, a pill not to be taken with an ego or idealistic expectations. 394 more words

Awakening

Let's talk about born ignorance

Texas, full of small towns that are only made smaller by the size of the state. Towns that have yet to be hit over the head with any sort of awakening, held by the traditions of people who were born blissfully ignorant into a much less blissful world. 288 more words

Awakening

One traditional undergraduate university to close

Benedictine University of Springfield will close its undergraduate program next year.  To start off that sad process, it’s laying off 75 of its 100 full-time staff. 151 more words

Research Topics

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Wow.

Higher Education in 2025

On November 3rd Frances Bell and I will be at Southampton University’s ILIaD Inaugural Conference. Here is the programme and this is the information about the conference provided by the University. 1,180 more words

Higher Education

Are campus mergers rising?

How can colleges and universities cope with today’s financial and enrollment challenges? Perhaps by merging.  Former university president Susan Resneck Pierce offers a sobering and thoughtful list of institutions currently exploring mergers. 62 more words

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davidjhinson reblogged this on David J. Hinson's Logorrhea and commented:

Thoughts from Bryan Alexander on Campus Mergers. It tracks with my post from this morning on eCampus Weekly, Consortial change - it takes more than missionaries.