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Friday, August 7, 2015

Famous Akron Olive Jar Has Own Blog

The famous $500 olive jar at U of Akron now has its own Facebook page in which it speaks in its own defense against the legion of naysayers.

See https://www.facebook.com/ssolivejar?fref=nf

Apparently these days it costs universities about $10-15.00 apiece for those lucky olives having the honor of being jarred up in a presidential residence.

      

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Recommended Reading

How UT Dodged a Bullet (a must read)
“But in the wake of the Arkansas controversy, Best met another faculty uprising, and more charges of cronyism, at the University of Toledo in Ohio. The school’s chief financial officer at the time, Scott Scarborough, was a native Texan who’d been DePaul University’s CFO when it sold Barat College to Best. The school turned Academic Partnerships away. (Toledo went on to develop its online courses in-house.)”


Thursday, July 16, 2015

Professor David Nemeth Caption!



And who might have imagined that I, a humble slug from Chernobyl, would some day achieve this honor … . 
The above is from from the Inside Higher Education's  Caption Contest won by Professor Nemeth.  Do you have a UT-specific caption that you might share?  Bloggie can certainly think of a few.