Daily Archives: May 1, 2006

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Scheiber on Colbert

Noam, as you may know if you follow my Honors blog, is a Tulane grad and was just down here for our Honors Week. I have a great amount of respect for him and thoroughly enjoyed his visit. He, however, did not enjoy Colbert’s WHCD performance. The Plank I’m a big Stephen Colbert fan, a huge Bush detractor, and I think the White House press corps has been out to lunch for much of the […]

Colbert Roasts Bush

My favorite quote: To Mayor Nagin: “Welcome to DC. The chocolate city with a marshmallow center… and a graham cracker crust of corruption. It’s a Mallomar I guess.” part1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcIRXur61II part2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HN0INDOkFuo part3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJvar7BKwvQ Technorati Tags: Colbert  

Inside Higher Ed :: The Evolving (Eroding?) Faculty Job

Given the recent discussions I have been involved in concerning Universities as businesses this article is timely: Inside Higher Ed :: The Evolving (Eroding?) Faculty Job A week ago, new data on faculty salaries showed that professors’ pay fell behind inflation for the second year in a row. A month ago, when a federal commission studying higher education released a paper on reasons that college costs so much, it identified professors — their power and […]

The Passing of John C. Trever

I did not have time to note this over the weekend. JD and others have appropriately brought to our attention the passing of one of the first scholars to see and work on the DSS. Trever was the scholar who first authenticated the Isaiah Scroll from Cave 1. JOHH C. TREVER — R. I. P. I am sorry to inform you that John Trever died on Saturday morning. I received the news today from Risa […]