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Author Archives: mike
Yesterday, my Leadership 323: Local and Global, class (one of the classes required for a leadership minor at UTM, if you know of a student who might be interested, send him or her my way), watched as the House Education … Continue reading
The story below was included among those sent out by our legislative team in Nashville this past Friday. As you can see, national organizations are working hard to keep the guns issue before state legislatures, including Tennessee. “Legislation, introduced by Sen. … Continue reading
Did you know that the President of Virginia Tech, Charles Steger has been considered a defendant in the case of the deaths of two of the students killed in April, 2007 until a few days ago? According to the article … Continue reading
The Delta Cost Project disseminated their findings a couple of years ago, but they are back in the news, because the Obama administration has discovered them and used their insights to scare University Presidents in his recent State of the … Continue reading
It would do us all good to get to know the work of Jane Wellman of the Delta Cost Product. She has apparently influenced the Obama Administration recently on why college costs are escalating and helps explain why the administration … Continue reading
If you’ve been saving your exceeds expectation performance, this might be a good year to reprise it; since Governor Haslam says state workers will be getting a 2.5% pay raise and the DiPietro administration is keen on merit allocations rather … Continue reading
I did not find it surprising certain recent majors faced greater unemployment than others, [ http://chronicle.com/article/Unemployment-Varies-by-College/130212/ ] but what I found most interesting was that in the entire workforce, only three percent of graduate degree holders are unemployed and only five … Continue reading
College professors are the ones most likely to be sifting through history’s remains for meaning and contemplating the future for human direction, which means that Universities are not merely places to get an education, they represent institutional memory, seats of … Continue reading
This past Thursday a group of us from around the state met by conference call at 10 am central, 11 eastern; calling in from our offices and homes as it was convenient to do so; discussing our assignment as members … Continue reading