Now that the hoopla about the merger is over (and wasn’t that a great second kiss?) it’s time to get down to what’s really important: Bossypants.
The CronkNews book club has been rolling for over three weeks weeks on Twitter using the hashtag #CronkBC. It’s not too late to catch up on the action and respond to the posts.
We’ll finish up with a scheduled book chat on Monday, May 2 at 8:00 p.m. EST on Twitter. That’s also the night our facilitator, Irma Pelt will announce the winner of the Bossypants book autographed by Cronk editor Leah Wescott. (You have to have participated during the three weeks to be eligible, but don’t let that stop you from joining the big finale.)
As a new academic year commences, when do you think we will see the first 2009-10 plagiarism allegation involving a college president? Take your best guess in the comment section. If you guess any other details correctly, you could be added to the CronkNews Office Pool Hall of Fame. Ready. Set. GO!
by Diana Senechal Freelance Writer Binghamton, New York—At Novum Organum College’s annual faculty meeting, President Murphy Murgatroyd announced that 100 percent of the college’s materials and teaching methods would be research-based by 2014. “This means everything you do must be backed by science,” said Murgatroyd. “We won’t use a seminar format, for instance, just because […]
by K-FOAG Freelance Writer Although most facu lty are satisfied with the scope of their job responsibilities—teaching, research, committees, bake sales—some view the position as the bottom rung of a ladder to the upper reaches of university administration. Ignoring their colleagues’ concern and/or scorn, these faculty “climbers” jump at openings for lower levels of administration, […]