Category Archives: Hostility and Violence on Campus

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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Violence as an Agent of Change

“When War Broke out in Heaven…” Violence is Local Terror and violence permeates our lives these days.  It is on the news, in games, in television shows and movies, on the streets and in our living rooms.  Every nine seconds … 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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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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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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Power Hungry Fraternities

Fraternities and Sororities Attract Students Who Want Power Over Others Frats have been in the news lately.  They have caused the death of students and gang-raped females.  This is not news.  What is news is that big-name universities are admitting … Continue reading

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Greedy Universities Promote “Open” Admissions

Open Admissions Harms Everyone at the University These days almost everything is measured by the “almighty” dollar.  Money is always the first value when considering health, children, war, epidemics, development of drugs to save people, and more.  It seems as … Continue reading

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Coping with Sexist Politics in the Academy

Sexist Politics Permeate Higher Education In my last blog I summarized some of the sexist politics I faced in my career.  So many people have asked me, “Why did you stay?  When the heat was on and you were crying … Continue reading

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