In a stunning move, Lime County College, CA voted to abandon a 125-year tradition of tenure in order to implement a new system that involves granting professors a stack of Get-Out-of-Jail-Free cards. “We found traditional tenure practices tiresome,” said faculty chair Moses Stanley. “If I have to read another thick stack of portfolio materials, I […]
by Con Chapman Lifestyles Editor CAMBRIDGE, Mass. In this city of academics there is no greater monument to intellectual navel-gazing than the Skolznak Center for Effective College Presidents, a week-long “full immersion” course in how to run an institution of higher learning. “I don’t want to say it’s self-regarding, because that will come across as […]
by Earl. J Liffey. Freelance The student affairs staff meeting at the University of Connelly Springs is being celebrated as a triumph of efficiency. Despite being nearly four hours long and crossing over into typical lunch breaks, the staff didn’t even notice. “Wait, it’s lunch already?” said Associate Director of Student Affairs, Gloria Stevens as […]
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