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Bread to Circuses

9/22/2010: John Hunt has an Oregonian story on the latest in Ducks basketball troubles. They are expected to fall below NCAA academic standards in Spring,…

Furlough Days

9/21/2010: The new website for the proposed faculty union is a bit sleepy, but has a few new posts. Meanwhile, the SEIU staff union is…

Patriotism

8/25/2010: UO Professor Matt Dennis has a good RG Op-Ed about the “mosque” at ground-zero. Putting his name to a piece like this takes a…

Messenger bag dude v. UC President

8/21/2010: Sorry, this, from Steve Fainaru in the NY Times, on Mark Yudof, President of UC, has nothing to do with UO matters, but is…

Every now and then

8/11/2010: there is a sign that UO is moving towards being a normal public institution acting more or less for the public good, with decisions…

unusual bias case

8/5/2010: From InsideHighered.com With backing from the New York State Human Rights Division, Csaba Marosan is suing Trocaire College, saying that the Roman Catholic institution…

tree care

7/21/2010: Anyone got a good tree care company to recommend – or an unwanted child and a chainsaw? email [email protected] or post a comment. Update:…

Got tenure?

7/18/2010: Wondering who got tenure this year? Just follow the link from the Academic Affairs website for a complete list. Whoops, that’s for Portland State.…

Fire in Gerlinger

6/30/2010: From KVAL. Seems minor but classes are moved for smoke damage.

Teaching Evaluations

6/22/2010: In the NYTimes, Stanley Fish is outraged over what’s happening in Texas: Now an entire state is on the brink of implementing just that…

The Log Cabin Democrat

6/21/2010: This has nothing to do with UO, but how often do you get to hyperlink to a newspaper called The Log Cabin Democrat? University…

Summertime

6/15/2010: Summertime and the posting will be light for a bit.

Louisiana cleans up Higher Ed. pension abuse.

6/9/2010: The Louisiana Higher Ed commissioner has resigned after the Times Picayune caught her in a retirement scam involving double dipping. Legal but sleazy, and…