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Guest post: WMU’s Communication Problems and a Culture of Fear

by Cathryn Bailey, Ph.D.
Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies
and former Associate Dean, WMU College of Arts and Sciences

Cross-posted at FliptheW.

In the years leading up to, and in the wake of, … 986 more words

Administration Issues

Faculty comments needed on WMU interim sexual misconduct policy

In January, President Dunn announced a new interim sexual misconduct policy and asked for feedback from faculty and staff.

After reviewing the interim policy, linked… 242 more words

News And Updates

In Delaware, Dramatically Different Conceptions of the Current State and the Future Prospects of Higher Education

Earlier this month, Dr. Patrick T. Harker, President of the University of Delaware, wrote an op-ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer expressing his views of the American university and the faculty of the University of Delaware.  1,784 more words


In Praise of Scott Walker—An Annotated Response to a Wall Street Journal News Story

Colleges are usually at the forefront of radical politics [The word “radical” suggests extreme and abrupt change driven by ideological rather than practical concerns. These days there is much more political radicalism on the Far Right than anywhere on the Left… 2,283 more words


Guest Post: Conversation, Change, and Compromise at Western Michigan University

by Alexander M. Cannon, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Music History/Ethnomusicology
Western Michigan University College of Fine Arts

When I started teaching three years ago, I was struck by the energy and drive of my colleagues in the College of Fine Arts. 2,097 more words

Administration Issues

The Board of Regents Approves a New Business Model for the University of Maryland University College: A Serious Blow

Guest blogger David Kaloustian is a professor of English and Modern Languages at Bowie State University in Maryland.

An Unfortunately Chosen Metaphor

I note that the White Paper (see 4.b. 2,270 more words