Monthly Archives: December 2016

A Turn In These Times

December 5, 2016 When I began this blog in the spring of 2010, my intention was to write mostly about higher education matters.  I’ve largely stuck to that.  Most of the exceptions have to do with satisfying my curiosity about … Continue reading

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Naming on Campus

December 2, 2016 At Earlham, a prominent building is called Carpenter Hall, but almost no one remembers who Carpenter was. And that’s so for most buildings on campuses all across the United States.  But sometimes it does matter, as it does … Continue reading

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A Code of Conduct for the Trump Era?

December 1, 2016 Yesterday’s Inside Higher Education carried a story about a proposed “anti-authoritarian code of conduct” proposed by Rachel Barney, a professor of classics and philosophy at the University of Toronto.  I read the proposed code with interest, but also … Continue reading

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