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The curse of following Mr. Nice Guy 

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I think of myself as a pretty nice guy. But over at BlogU, the anonymous blogger named "Dean Dad" would not be impressed:

"I'm increasingly convinced that one of the most common flaws of so many administrators is a misguided urge to be nice."

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Reducing benefits to conserve cash 

No one likes to see benefits reduced. But when the alternative is layoffs, sometimes reducing benefits is the best among several unpleasant options.

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A voice of sanity in the "green building" discussion 

I'm grateful to Ann K. Newman, guest blogger for the Chronicle of Higher Education's Buildings and Grounds blog, for injecting a voice of reason into the current discussion about "green architecture."

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Online education a cash cow? Not so fast 

In theological education, forward-thinking people are predicting the increasing importance of online courses. Online classes take education to where students are -- at home, or in their offices. And perhaps it's easier to fill a course with 15 or 20 students from literally around the globe than to get these same students into the door of the brick-and-mortar classroom.

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June 30, 2009

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