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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."


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."


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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