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 Con Chapman Lifestyles Editor DUBUQUE, Iowa. This town was the primary location for “Field of Dreams,” the movie that turned the phrase “If you build it, they will come” into a mantra for seemingly hopeless causes. “That film really spoke to me,” says Dr. Norbert Clesko, president of Eastern Iowa University. “To me it […]
by Monty Tufnel and Henry Wenslydale Freelance Writers Coming on the heels of the University’s controversial proposal to monitor adjunct faculty work hours, Smothers University President, Dr. Leland Popovich, has been getting death threats upon the release of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s annual list of Private College Executive Compensation. The death threats started as […]
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Description Darn the luck. Just in case pressure gets too intense, we\’re collecting vitae and nominations for our presidency. Requirements Terminal degree encouraged but not required.. Integrity encouraged but not required. Scholarship encouraged but not required. To Apply Please reconsider. Being the president of an Alabama institution has some bad mojo attached.