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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…


Academic prose

Editors Note: During intermission between the first half and the second half of “Kill the English Department” (draft work in progress), we thought you might like to see Greer’s comment on the current state of academic writing, meaning so-called “creative writing,” the stuff…