Ivory Tower

by Kimberley Glover AFTER TEACHING ON-LINE for four years, I have come to expect that my phone will ring several times on Sunday night around 11:30 p.m., just half an hour before weekly assignments and exams are due. Occasionally, I’ll receive a call mid-week from...

[private] by Nancy Fioritto Patete I AM, AMONG OTHER things, an adjunct instructor at a community college. Recently, the politics of my job got to me. This happened quite innocently.

by Chris Cumo WERE GOD AN Ivy Leaguer, his 11th commandment would be publish or perish. The words reverberate through academic libraries and archives. In the Darwinian competition for jobs and promotions, ostensibly victory crowns the scholar with the longest Curriculum Vitae. Sociologist Pierre van den Berghe, himself the...
by Chris Cumo PBS ESSAYIST ROGER Rosenblatt fears in “Hello Mr. Chips” that the rise of universities.com will end “the tawdry, yet elevated professor-student affair.” He need not worry, for no on-line college can compete with the hormones that saturate campus life. “Of course professors...
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