Monthly Archives: June 2012

UVa: the Unfolding Financial Crisis of Higher Education, Part n+1

June 29, 2012 Like many in higher education, I’ve been following the crisis at the University of Virginia, the surprise firing and subsequent rehiring of Teresa Sullivan, UVa’s president.  For the life of me, I have a hard time understanding … Continue reading

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Meanings: “Date”

June 27, 2012 I saw the headline and immediately thought, “thank goodness I’m married to the most wonderful woman.  I wouldn’t want to be out there if this is what’s going on.”  The headline read “Academic Minute: Dating the Solar … Continue reading

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Meanings: “Committee”

June 8, 2012 Nobody, it seems, likes “committees.”  To speak of a committee suggests long hours, tiresome discussions, uncertain responsibilities, perhaps even the likelihood of being second guessed. Hardly anyone aspires to spend more time on more committees. And yet … Continue reading

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Our Far-Flung Alumni: Sabrina Falls

June 3, 2012 The Indianapolis Star has a nice article this morning about Earlham School of Religion graduate Sabrina Falls, who plays a Celtic Harp for hospital patients who are sick or dying.  She chose an unusual path and brings … Continue reading

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