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Thursday, November 12, 2015

Visions of Reorganization

So, the UT faculty member goes into the psychiatrists's office and is shown the fabled inkblots.  Says the faculty member to the psychiatrist, "Doctor, I didn't come here to look at dirty pictures."

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Deja Vu, MF!

Bloggie hears reports of much wild talk these days on campus. We might consider the following quotation, the source of which Bloggie leaves you to guess:

Like most people who have substituted the habit of delusion for reality, they became hysterical whenever the root of their delusion was touched and reacted with a violence that completely belied the openness of mind which they prescribed for others. 

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Deans on Parade

Call it an organizational correction. 

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Superfluous Deans

A boatload of superfluous deans attempts to enter the West, hoping to obtain lifetime positions in the endless bureaucracy of Western universities. No need to do a national search: they come looking for the good life.

Thursday, September 24, 2015


Just a couple of quick observations on the subject of reorganization.  First, as I have stated here previously, it is my belief that if you have the right people almost any organization will suffice and if you have the wrong people no organization will bail you out.  Second, having said that, if any of you believe you have a way the university will operate in a more efficient and educationally viable manner, please chime in.  My only caveat is that we not have a College of Sustainability.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Inauguration Festivities

Here at the ASC Blog we are serving virtual cucumber sandwiches and French champagne to mark the auspicious event.  Enjoy. A toast to President Gaber!