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Monthly Archives: July 2011
This past academic year, an ad hoc subcommittee of the Faculty Senate was created, that called itself REHEFT (Committee to Review Higher Education Funding and Tuition). Membership on the committee was not limited to senators, nor to faculty, so we … Continue reading
How Jessica Fry, UTM student; helps funds her education Funding higher education is not getting easier and one UTM student was featured in a recent Jackson Sun article for the way she and her brother are doing it. UTM student, biology-major … Continue reading
In the last couple of days I have gotten some good feedback, some from emails and a couple from bumping in to old friends, Bob Mosely and Cahit Erkal, two people it would do all of us good to job … Continue reading
In case you are wondering whether I am scouring the news world for information on the higher education scene, for material for this blog, I am not. Faculty Senate Presidents are on a news roundup service and some of what … Continue reading
One of the first things I did as FS President is to meet with the UTM library staff, during which we discussed an issue most of you will be hearing about in the upcoming days and one many of us … Continue reading
A recent article in The Tennessean suggests it may be a good idea for those of us in higher education (along with other state workers) to look within our houses for waste before the governor does so. Here is the … Continue reading
What follows this paragraph, is an example of me giving my opinion on what I think is a critical issue, which is, how we as University faculty might turn the flashlight on ourselves before external agents get further along in … Continue reading