Posts Tagged ‘academically adrift’

The Handwriting on the Wall, the Elephants in the Room

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

D:F/M Colleagues were shocked at the Wednesday, November 9, faculty meeting when Dara Meyers-Kingsley, Project Director, Arts Across the Curriculum Initiative, said several departments in the College were submitting proposals to add media to their curriculum. [The Chair, speaking in a manner that set off alerts in this Colleague, expressed to Meyers-Kingsley hissurprise that he had not been made aware of this action, as chairs are suppose to be aware of threats to department turfs. No one even blinked.]

D:F/M sobriety was also blown away when it became known that D:F/M was not represented on the AAC Committee that had been formed.


A Letter to the Prof

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

Below is an excellent description by a student (ambushed by circumstances beyond his control) about an advance news writing class which started with an enrollment of 11 and is being taught this semester.