It’s All About the Faculty?

April 25, 2011 | Blog

UPDATED APRIL 26: Please also review comments on this piece over at Sifting and Winnowing. There is a critical element…

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The Rhetoric of Unity

April 23, 2011 | Blog

I’m supposed to be on “vacation” this weekend but when news like this comes out, it’s hard to ignore…. Recently…

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Both Sides Now

April 20, 2011 | Blog

After recent reports of apathy regarding the New Badger Partnership, I’ve spent more time reading and analyzing the comments that…

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Scott Walker’s Hokey Pokey

April 18, 2011 | Blog

Eliminating collective bargaining for Wisconsin public employees was all about balancing the state budget. Until it wasn’t. Expanding the Milwaukee…

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Reforming Wisconsin Public Higher Education

April 18, 2011 | Blog

As we move into the closing months of debate over Governor Scott Walker’s budget bill, it is becoming clear that…

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Have Courage– Act Now

April 15, 2011 | Blog

I have spent the last seven years afraid I’d become a cautionary tale. I have been repeatedly warned by older,…

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FROM THE ARCHIVES: I (Finally) Figured Out Why I Want Tenure

April 14, 2011 | Blog

This is a very important day for the EduOptimists and our family. In honor of this special occasion (let’s call…

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Guest Post: Why "New Badger Partnership" Means Loss of Independence for UW-Madison

April 13, 2011 | Blog

The following is a guest posting from Harry Peterson, a UW-Madison administrator from 1978-1990, Chief of Staff to Chancellor Donna…

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Cat and Mouse

April 13, 2011 | Blog

Thank you to an anonymous source for passing this along.

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Call Off Biddy and Her Goons

April 8, 2011 | Blog

The Badger Advocates have begun their work, and ladies and gents, it’s not pretty. Wonder what the New Badger Partnership…

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