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SA Wars: The Online Menace

In a college or university not so far away . . .  SA Wars: The Online Menace. In this episode of SA Wars, I want to talk about something that's been lurking for a while, yet as a field, we don't seem to say or do much to prepare for...

SA Wars: The Fight for Legitimacy

Yes, the title of this post is a nod toward Star Wars. But more about my love of Star Wars some other time. Our story begins at a college or university not so far away. A dialog I've seen ramp up during my time in the field is one centered...

Debunking Diversity Myths in Student Affairs Work

My teaching repertoire includes courses where I address diversity, particularly diversity among college students. There's a book I draw from in one course titled Diversity Consciousness by Richard Bucher. One of the things I like about Diversity Consciousness is that is a primer on diversity. Bucher does a nice job...

Woodworking: Analogy for an Organized Higher Ed Life

My experiences with woodworking function as an analogy for my experiences in higher education. Sometimes there’s careful planning, other times, I’m just going to make some sawdust. One thing I've learned is that I need to be organized Organized Mess Here’s how woodworking is described in books, magazines, on television,...

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