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Bragging, just a little, and some news

Breaking news: My teacher-education courses ended this weekend and my over-busy schedule of the past seven months now has some breathing room. Ergo, I'll be blogging again. Hopefully there are still some readers out there. So, here goes. Yesterday, I got this e-mail from Nick R. Martin of Heat City: "You better start blogging again… Continue reading Bragging, just a little, and some news

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Politics

Discerning fact from fiction in University of Arizona turmoil

It is hard to believe it has been a month since a University of Arizona faculty poll revealed that at least 31 percent, and possibly nearly 50 percent, of the voting faculty wanted Provost Meredith Hay fired. Time flies when you're buried under textbooks. During the past four weeks, while I've been building lessons for… Continue reading Discerning fact from fiction in University of Arizona turmoil

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Some analysis of the University of Arizona no-confidence poll

As promised yesterday, here's the dope on how the University of Arizona faculty poll regarding confidence in President Robert N. Shelton and Provost Meredith Hay may show more faculty disapproval of the central administration - or at least of Hay - than one might gather from simply looking at the raw numbers. This comes courtesy… Continue reading Some analysis of the University of Arizona no-confidence poll

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UA faculty response to poll probably closer to 50 percent

I have a new schedule, and that schedule is: Get all your school work done, then you can do your unpaid reporting/blogging. However, my e-mail in box is full of professors/department heads explaining how the response to the University of Arizona Faculty poll regarding confidence/no confidence in the UA administration was probably higher than the… Continue reading UA faculty response to poll probably closer to 50 percent