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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…

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…

Mar
17

the “imperious” spanier goes to trial

Update: ABCNews reported that Spanier’s defense team called no witnesses and the jury has the case now. Spanier never took the stand; so much for his bravado. This may mean the defense is conceding guilt and preparing for appeal. Update: Former Penn State…