Category Archives: Higher Education

Students Were Afraid to Learn About Other Religions!

The Classroom Became a War Zone! Excerpt from Final Exam Jihad.  An Opportunity for Loneliness.  “You and Me” We started together, you and me.  We were new on campus.  We found new friends and faced new challenges.  Some of us … Continue reading

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Final Exam Jihad is Published!

A Professor’s Memoir That May Shock You! Creating this memoir about my career in higher education was both a wrenching and uplifting experience.  As I scoured the thousands and thousands of documents that I had saved over decades, I realized … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Despair and Hopelessness

Cartoon Captures a Snapshot about the Failings of Higher Education Chan Lowe created a portrait of Higher Education in the United States “The American Undergrad’s Prayer.”  (I am repeating the prayer here, just in case they pull the cartoon from … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Caves into the Cries of Bureaucrats “The U.S. Department of Education has retreated from its controversial plan to create a giant college-ratings system, top officials revealed on Wednesday. Instead, by late summer the department is now promising to … Continue reading

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Destroying or eliminating General Education classes is barbaric. The Visigoths are at the door!

General Education Classes are at the Heart of Higher Education “The first act of the Islamic State was to kill the people with knowledge of Religion.” Zaid AlFares For more than two decades at my last job at a state … Continue reading

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How to Kill a Professor!

A Friend of Mine Passed Away the Other Day Darlene (not her real name) was from Malaysia.  She had made her way to Australia where she worked to obtain her Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems.  When she passed, she was … Continue reading

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Recipe #1 for Positive Change in Higher Education

Professionalize Teaching in Higher Education For the past six months I have been ranting about all the problems I faced in Higher Education.  I am going to change my tune a bit and focus on how we can change Higher … Continue reading

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Academic Presidents Want to See Their Names in Lights

Hundreds of Millions of Dollars Spent on Frivolous Buildings Egocentric Presidents, Provosts, Deans and other bureaucrats long to have their names splattered all over a building on a campus.  It is a kind of immortality or everlasting life. “They won’t … Continue reading

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Academic Deans are Ruining the Future of our Students

Anatomy of Academic Deans –Power Addicts Courage and greatness eludes them! Petty concerns fill their days. Their hollow spines and hearts follow the whims of others. The mind-baffling reasons for attempting to change and grow the lives of students is … Continue reading

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Malala is Correct! Children need an Education!

Education is a Key to a Better Life! Malala Yousafzai, the very young winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize has reminded me of how important an education is for all of us.  Anita Price Davis and I are updating our book … Continue reading

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