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Welcome to College, 2019 Style

May 26, 2019

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Welcome to College, 2019 Style As I periodically review life inside of colleges and universities today, I’m not sure whether to cry or laugh hysterically. An article in the WSJ, “College Wouldn’t Cost So Much If Students and Faculty Worked Harder” (April 11, 2019) caught my attention. The author, Richard Vedder, wondered why colleges cost […]

Crossroads

September 16, 2018

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Years ago, I had an opportunity to work in NYC or Washington, D.C. for the new administration of the old movie actor, Ronald Reagan, elected president, Nov. 1979. I think I voted for him since I thought his predecessor and Democratic candidate, Jimmy Carter, had failed rather signally as president, although I admired him as […]

Priorities Not in Order

January 29, 2018

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Not too long ago the University held a “Harbor Training” workshop for faculty, staff, and graduate students to “have an opportunity to develop their knowledge of resources available to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking in a Harbor training session available through the Women’s Resource Center.” That’s good. Furthermore, the flyer said the […]