Posts Tagged ‘Emmert’

April 27th, 2016 - 6:34 pm § in Misc., UW

Mark Emmert welched on  $49,000 to UW

So he indebted the Udub $250,000,000,ooo to buy us a stadium, got himself a mega plush job running the NCAA,  and the welched on a lousy $50k.  Brent Schrotenboer, USA TODAY  (edited) After becoming one of the nation’s highest-paid public school presidents at the University of Washington, Presi[...]

April 4th, 2011 - 11:35 am § in Schools & Colleges, UW

The Highest-Earning Public College Presidents

UW’s Emmert makes #2 in nation, just behind Ohio State!  Gee![...]

January 26th, 2011 - 10:12 pm § in UW

Tuition-Setting Authority: There’s Work to Do First

from Publicola By Rep. Marko Liias,  In 2009, I proudly led the fight on the floor of the State House of Representatives against a proposal to increase tuition at our state colleges by nearly 30 percent. We came within one vote of succeeding and our fight sent a strong message about the political r[...]

January 24th, 2011 - 4:22 am § in Misc., UW

Senate Chair: Aprikyan was wronged.

Originally posted 17 Jan.  Updated Jan 24 because of a comment that may interest others.  Please read comments. Ed Note:  This is copied from the UW Senate Blog.  Unfortunately, and  I suspect  illegally, that blog is protected from public view.  UW staff, however can access the blog directly[...]

January 12th, 2011 - 6:45 pm § in Misc., UW

Is the UW Senate Powerless to Act?

The following is part of an email from three UW Senators to their colleagues in the faculty. It sounds to me as if the Senate is taking no action on the abuse of Andrew Aprikyan other than saying the President was wrong. Does the Senate have no authority?  Can a UW admin. violate the Code […[...]

January 11th, 2011 - 7:16 pm § in Misc.

Faculty Senate Chair J.W. Harrington: “Someone needs to draw up a draft of something that could be discussed and approved as an interpretation from this body.”

The report of the Senate Executive Committee meeting of the Aprikyan affair  appeared in today’s Daily and is copied below. I was not there, but it appears that the highest committee of the faculty has clearly stated that the administration was wrong. The question is what next.  Professor Ha[...]

December 22nd, 2010 - 4:18 pm § in Misc., Politics, UW

Robert Gates Named MTV “Man of the Year”

For those not in the know, the UW is looking for new president and Robert Gates has been rumored to be on the list. So .. it is exciting to see that  MTV’s college network, mtvU, has crowned Secretary of Defense Robert Gates as its “Man of the Year.” See more at Huff Post.[...]

December 11th, 2010 - 3:55 am § in Misc.

UW Senate Reviews Emmert’s Arbitrary Decisions in the Aprikyan Case

News on Aprikyan (see previous entries here): The  Senate leadership and the Secretary of the Faculty are seeking advice from the Advisory Committee on Faculty Code and Regulations about the principles upon which the President based his overturning of the faculty Panel’s decision. The plan is for[...]

November 22nd, 2010 - 9:13 pm § in Politics

Letter From Regents to AAUP: Misses the Point?

Response to AAUP from Herb Simon, Chair of the Board of Regents. The AAUP had written a letter to the regents expressing concern about the Search and the need to undo damage done by President Emmert to the University’s systems of Governance. (search Aprikyan or search Emmert Coup on this blog)[...]

October 21st, 2010 - 10:27 pm § in Misc., UW

An Open Letter to the Search Committee

These are hard times, we all know that. These are also times when Washington State has a unique, competitive resource … a great university, the University of Washington. The UW needs more than a great administrator or even a great fund raiser, we need a leader with the personal achievement and[...]