A few posts ago, I discussed how “aptitude” tests weren’t giving equality of outcome, so they were labeled RACIST and tossed, via a supreme court ruling which directly led to the mess we have today in higher ed… Learn more.
In times past, tenure was awarded by scholars, to scholars, as a reward for scholarship. Those days are gone. Today, tenure is (theoretically) awarded by administrators, to scholars for, well, reasons that have littl… Learn more.
Most colleges and universities are nearing the end of their fall terms. Hence it’s time not only for final examinations but also for collecting student evaluations of teaching (SET). Student ratings can be&… Learn more.
I’ve spent decades in higher education, and there have been a few times I’ve been in danger of promotion. Part of the reason I’m in such little danger of being promoted is integrity: I have it, and it’s not wante… Learn more.