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No Longer Blocked by Facebook. See Greg Palast's Facebook Page Saturday

I believe the title encapsulates the major announcements of the evening. Facebook is now allowing my blog to be posted on its site’s pages. Look for a link to my resignation-letter post on… 60 more words


New Level of Absurdity Reached! Achievement Locked Even More!

I’ve written several times about nonsense in Higher Education. Administrators in Higher Education love bureaucracy like zombies love brains. Some bureaucracy has to exist. We want to make sure people are treated fairly. 1,712 more words


Resignation: Re-post and Updates

Hi, everyone. I’d like to provide some updates and re-publish yesterday’s open letter of resignation protesting class bias in admissions at Washington University in St. Louis.  2,433 more words


Free Webinar: 2015 Survey of College & University Presidents 4/14/15 at 2pm ET

Inside Higher Ed’s 2015 Survey of College and University Presidents was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Highlights of the survey findings include:

  • A majority of presidents give the Obama administration’s ratings proposal a grade of D or F, and a third of presidents say they view the plan more negatively than they did before the administration released a detailed framework about the plan in December.
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Sorry for Yakking on Your Shoes... An Apology to NASPA

Dear Student Affairs World,


Sorry for yet another post on the whole thing – I’m days late to the conversation, but I don’t think anyone’s heard this voice yet. 733 more words


Class Bigotry at Washington University in St. Louis: A Resignation

I just sent the following open letter of resignation to Mark S. Wrighton, chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis.

Dear Chancellor Wrighton:

I’m Chris Pepus and I work in the university’s Film & Media Archive. 1,877 more words


Life in the Accelerated Academy, part 2

The idea that a part 2 to yesterday’s post would be less rushed seems rather naive in retrospect. Feeling rushed in the morning is different to feeling rushed in the evening but it is nonetheless feeling rushed. 905 more words