Archive for Carter Lockwood

Reworking typical advice for final exams

Reworking typical advice for final exams

Posted On: December 03, 2012

If you’re anything like me, you’re already terrified at the prospect of finals, and at some point in [...]

What a failure to compromise will cost

What a failure to compromise will cost

Posted On: November 12, 2012

If you were too busy celebrating (or cursing) the reelection of President Barack Obama last week, you might [...]

Prepare for the results of Fisher v. Texas

Prepare for the results of Fisher v. Texas

Posted On: October 18, 2012

As the Supreme Court gets its new term underway, the eyes of college administrations are on Fisher v. [...]

Speech rights on campus: Don’t forget the problems we’ve had in the past

Speech rights on campus: Don’t forget the problems we’ve had in the past

Posted On: September 20, 2012

Last week’s report from the “Foundation for Individual Rights in Education” gave the College of William and Mary [...]

When classes span across continents

When classes span across continents

Posted On: September 13, 2012

The higher education world was taken aback last year when Sebastian Thrun, vice president of Google and professor [...]

Innocent until proven guilty: Proposed policy infringes on privacy rights

Innocent until proven guilty: Proposed policy infringes on privacy rights

Posted On: April 16, 2012

The Dean of Students’s proposed changes to the Student Handbook for the upcoming academic year includes one doozy: [...]

Doubleplusungood: When employers start demanding your facebook password

Doubleplusungood: When employers start demanding your facebook password

Posted On: April 02, 2012

If you don’t think trying to find a job these days is terrifying enough, you’ll be glad to [...]

Faculty and finances: A balancing act

Faculty and finances: A balancing act

Posted On: March 26, 2012

The percentage of tenured faculty is currently just under 50 percent and has been decreasing for a while. [...]

Rights, risks and restrictions

Rights, risks and restrictions

Posted On: March 16, 2012

Starting this summer, students who are looking to study abroad will have to contend with a new Travel [...]

The Hunger Games: Starved for options

The Hunger Games: Starved for options

Posted On: February 20, 2012

Starting with the Class of 2015, all students living on campus will be required to purchase a meal [...]