The pecking order: those who teach the most students are not part of the academic elite.
The pecking order: those with the fewest students are the privileged, proud elite.
Those who teach the most classes are paid less than those who think about teaching.
The reason for the increase in academic-fiscal mismanagement is the rise of the corporate university.
Online “education” is crack cocaine for brick-and-mortar administrators: no facilities, no classrooms, no office space, no parking spaces needed.
Critical thinking may contain “trigger warnings” to prevent discomfort while critically thinking.
Faith-based universities claim a religious exemption to prevent unions, but beg states to keep funding student access to their universities.
Faith-based universities claim the National Labour Relations Act (1935) does not apply to them, but hire grant administrators to milk the system for more funding from the federal government.
Yeshiva case ruled faculty at private institutions are managers, yet administrators have shredded the tenure system through hiring 75% of “their” faculty that are term, contingent, adjunct, at-will employees.
A college diploma is the aim of millions, yet unemployment or underemployment is frequently the result.
Universities are supposedly free to determine their values, but are required to allow military recruiters on campus.
Universities are supposedly sovereign in determining special events, but are required to celebrate the initially repugnant, slave-constitution on “Constitution Day.”
Parents, by the tens-of-millions, send their progeny to college in pursuit of the “American Dream,” who depart with lifelong indebtedness, and programmed to believe there is an “American Dream.”
Tuition invariably increases, but faculty salaries can crash. It’s happening on my campus.
American Exceptionalism, indeed!