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Faculty pushing back on administrative salary bloat on some mainland campuses

December 4th, 2012 · 6 Comments

A recent Bloomberg Businessweek article is making the rounds at UH (“The Troubling Dean-to-Professor Ratio“). At universities nationwide, employment of administrators jumped 60 percent from 1993 to 2009, 10 times the growth rate for tenured faculty. “Administrative bloat is clearly contributing to the overall cost of higher education,” says Jay Greene, an education professor at […]

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Google demands change in two-year old post

December 4th, 2012 · 10 Comments

I had my own small brush with corporate censorship this week. It came as an email from Google Adsense with this subject line: “You have 3 working days to make changes to your site” That got my attention. It seems Google suddenly objected to an August 2010 post on the policy issues raised by street […]

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