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May
3

Spanierism at the University of Oregon

spanierism Spanierism means bloated administrative growth at the expense of teaching. Spanierism means scholars jumping too soon in a career to administration when they have insufficient judgment. Spanierism means treating non-tenure-track (NTT) faculty like chattel who can be fired without cause to free…

Apr
26

spanierthink at oregon state university

Update: Graham Spanier, former Penn State president, former Oregon State provost, and convicted criminal, will be sentenced on June 2, 2017. greer redux The editors: If you remember, we asked our contributing editor, snow camper, and expert on corruption in higher education, Barry…

Apr
8

Graham Spanier’s grand absurdity

Update: Lord, after being diminished as a fool by the press and the Penn State BOT, backtracked further and said he won’t seek to return to the BOT after his term ends. That wasn’t good enough. The Board of Trustees wants Lord to…

Mar
24

Graham Spanier convicted after a career of corruption

Update: A juror in the Spanier trial said the jury knew Spanier feigned ignorance of Sandusky’s crimes. Though he didn’t conspire to harm children, Spanier along with Schultz, Curley, and Paterno did conspire to hide the crimes to protect Penn State’s and their…