Archive for November 24th, 2010

November 24th, 2010 - 9:36 am § in Misc., Schools & Colleges, UW

Tuition Riots in England

This post began with a link to video of riots in England because the conservative government is raising tuition to near American levels. What I fear is that England is moving backward and we are moving forward, both toward the pre WWII system of Victorian England! “Thomas Jefferson was the pri[...]

November 24th, 2010 - 12:05 am § in Misc.

UW Faculty Council Chair Defends Stadium

Letter from William Rorabaugh (AAUP Listserv ay UW) Colleagues – A couple of points.  First, revenue bonds have long been used by UW to build facilities.  Parking structures are built with bonds to be paid off with future parking revenues.  The Med School K-Wing’s research space was b[...]