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University Officials Continue to Fail Faculty

University Officials Continue to Fail Faculty
April 12, 2018

In my 36 years at Wake Forest, three items have regularly been on the faculty’s agenda for things the administration could do to improve its lot: bringing salaries up to the level of the universities...

Hatch’s Fund Allocation Creates Dubiousness Among Faculty

Hatch's Fund Allocation Creates Dubiousness Among Faculty
February 8, 2018

We all know that press releases from Wake Forest are the equivalent of Trumpian “Fake News,” which is to say they are full of sleights of hand that grossly distort the basic truths underlying the manner...

Professor addresses response to Eudaimonia

Professor addresses response to Eudaimonia
April 13, 2017

To the Editor: One might have thought that the 181 signatures of faculty members on a petition requesting that Wake Forest separate itself from the Koch Foundation would have been enough.  One might have...

Administration and faculty disconnected

Administration and faculty disconnected
September 22, 2016

One of the most problematic changes at Wake Forest is the BB&T Center’s new Eudaimonia Institute that emerged officially on Sept. 10 in the “Winston-Salem Journal.” There, James Otteson explains:...

The university is fixated on money

The university is fixated on money
October 22, 2015

If I were to offer an alternative viewpoint on the recent encomiums of the Hatch Years at Wake Forest, it would run something like this: Like many other corporations and universities throughout the United...

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