Posts Tagged ‘Presidential search’

November 2nd, 2015 - 6:51 am § in Misc., UW

David Brewster: UW President Richard McCormick’s affair with a staff member was not reported to Rutgers

David Brewster   How Univeristy Prezidents Get Hired by Search Firms This eye-opening story on search firms and all they overlook in placing academic jobs is helpful in explaining why UW has had very mixed success with its previous three presidents, and by implication why it was smart in going wit[...]

April 12th, 2015 - 8:16 am § in Misc.

Searching for UW President

Rod Palmquist Besides past UW problems of: 1) contracted search firms’ secret processes, and 2) a lack of multiple candidates to choose from, what steps can the Regents take to make faculty, staff and students’ input into our next president’s search process both meaningful and more[...]

February 10th, 2015 - 11:31 am § in America, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Losing the UW, Losing a President

  Higher-ed spending in Texas lured UW’s president With a stable endowment from oil revenues and a new governor who talks of lifting the state’s public universities into the top tier, Texas proved a powerful draw for University of Washington President Michael Young. By Katherine LongSeattle[...]

November 1st, 2012 - 9:02 am § in America

MUSIC: Romney rewrites “America the Beautiful”


May 6th, 2012 - 12:13 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Sarkozy dumped by the French.


February 26th, 2012 - 10:51 pm § in America

Red State Malaise

The once-booming South, which entered the recession with the lowest unemployment rate in the nation, is now struggling with some of the highest rates, recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show. Several Southern states — including South Carolina, whose 11.1 percent unemployment rate is t[...]

February 22nd, 2012 - 11:37 am § in Misc.

Do Republicans Think Romney is a Catholic?

In a new poll of Michiagan Republicans, PPP finds Santorum with over 50 percent of evangelicals, as compared to 24 percent for Mitt Romney. Meanwhile, Santorum has 31 percent of Catholics; Romney, 43 percent. When it comes to Republican politics today, Santorum’s the evangelical, Romney’[...]

February 21st, 2012 - 11:19 am § in America, China

Is Newt Gingrich a Chinese Communist?

Students face exploitation in sweatshops Yojana Sharma Overseas NGOs have been raising the alarm over worker exploitation in factories in China that produce the Apple iPad and other electronic products. A new report by a Hong Kong-based labour organisation has found that many of the exploited are st[...]

December 10th, 2011 - 11:56 pm § in America, Hypocrisy

Did Romney Lose His Bet????

December 11, 2011, 1:15 am After $10,000 Offer, Some Bet Against Romney, excerpts By NATE SILVER Saturday night’s debate will probably be best remembered for Mitt Romney offering a $10,000 bet to Gov. Rick Perry of Texas. Mr. Perry was wise to decline the wager, which concerned the language that M[...]

December 10th, 2011 - 11:03 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Jews

Palestinians Outraged Because Gingrich Tells Truth?

JERUSALEM, Huff Post  — A slew of Palestinian officials reacted with dismay Saturday to Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich’s statement that the Palestinians are an “invented” people. The Jewish Channel, a U.S. cable TV network, released excerpts of the interview on Fr[...]