Posts Tagged ‘Wise Huskies’

October 14th, 2014 - 8:21 am § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

UW: Maybe the Regents Need to Pay More Attention to WHOM they Appoint

If there is a take home lesson in the Wise case, it is for the UW Regents to carefully reexamine the head hunters recruitment suggestion and selection of high power academic bureaucrats. We ended with a half a billion dollar stadium during the midst of a deep economic crisis, resulting from a decisi[...]

October 13th, 2014 - 9:29 am § in Misc.

UW Huskies: Phyllis Wise Gets Caught For Bad Scholarship

The former UW Provost and now Chancellor of the University of Illinois, after over deriding a UW faculty council as “incompetent” to review the work of a UW prof, is found guilty of scientific misconduct. October 10, 2014 by Andy Thomason Phyllis M. Wise, chancellor of the University o[...]

October 6th, 2014 - 10:36 am § in Misc.

Academic Warfare: Admin vs Faculty

Clash Between Chicago State U. and Its Faculty Leaders Redefines Hardball By Peter Schmidt Many higher-education institutions experience internal fights over governance, but Chicago State University’s administration and its Faculty Senate are going at each other in ways that their counterparts els[...]

September 8th, 2014 - 10:15 am § in Misc.

Phyliis Wise Claims She Took The Blame But The Regents Made Her Do It.

From Illinois Public Media: The chancellor of the University of Illinois Urbana campus Thursday expressed regret about the way she came to a decision to withdraw a job offer to a professor who posted inflammatory comments on Twitter – a decision she said was “pretty unilateral.” Chancellor Phy[...]

September 5th, 2014 - 9:44 am § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

The Animal Farm Model for Running a University

U. of Illinois Chancellor, Phyllis Wise, after a less than exemplary ethical record as the UW Provost, now faces faculty outrage over the dismissal of a Palestiniam American as a candidate for the UI faculty. Steven G. Salaita  is well known as a critic of Israel.  Controversy erupted last month w[...]

September 4th, 2014 - 9:32 am § in Misc.

Cyler Miles, the Huskies’ star quarterback, will return to the team after a one game suspension after admitting to participating in two assaults on Seahawks fans.

  THE FACTS? Miles returns to the team after publicly apologizing for participating in assault of a Seahawks fan after last year’s Superbowl.   His team mate, UW receiver Damore’ea Stringfellow, a freshman, was charged for the assault and for an earlier assault on a female Seahawks f[...]

March 25th, 2014 - 8:13 pm § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

A Defense of the Huskies

I feel sad that Ana Mari Cauce, a Provost who is “very much one of the faculty” has to be defensive over the UW’s athletic program. I wrote this last November  after seeing several emails on the AAUP listserv reacting to a huge salary for our football coach.   The original post[...]

March 3rd, 2014 - 10:33 am § in Misc.

Seattle Times Editorial: Turns out the UW athletic department is not ‘self-sustaining’

  How well does the UW Athletics Program serve the needs of Washington State kids interested in athletic careers? “To the extent that he thought about public colleges at all, it was only to revel in memories of 1969, when he captained the University of South Carolina football team” [...]

December 4th, 2013 - 4:59 pm § in The Ave Scene

Hypocrisy: Highest Paid Washington State Employee Abandons His Job To Move to Southern Californaia

So this is the house that Coach Sarkisen built? Now he has abandoned his children and left for richer envrions?   Coach Sarkisian: “People don’t understand it, but this is my dream job,”  Andrew Villeneuve’s ‘s bitter comments below leave out the quarter billion dollars R[...]

November 27th, 2013 - 1:15 pm § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Should College Atheletics Teams Have Enemies Lists?

The Tacoma News Tribune Reports That the head of WSU’s Athletic Department Maintains an Enemy’s List The nastiest messages irked him, and so some of those emails, records show, were forwarded by Moos to an assistant athletic director, along with a brief instruction: The names of the most[...]