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College Administrations

Pay Attention to Details

Dr. Roger H. Hull | Posted 01.12.2013 | College
Dr. Roger H. Hull

If an institution is to function smoothly, details are important -- but a president should not be the one to focus on them, if the college or university is to thrive.

Campus Workers' Wages: A Disgrace to Academe

Pablo Eisenberg | Posted 11.17.2012 | Education
Pablo Eisenberg

Why are they so poorly valued and treated? Why have they become the "untouchables" of our higher-education caste system? The answer is complex. It is in part the result of our growing class divide, in which blue-collar and low-level service workers are granted little or no respect and are treated accordingly.

When Bosses Say "Flexibility," It Means Job Destruction

Francis Shor | Posted 07.25.2012 | Detroit
Francis Shor

While public universities are non-profit institutions, they are increasingly exhibiting corporate behavior, from highly paid presidents to superfluous administrators, to replacing tenured faculty with poorly paid part-time teachers.