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September 8, 2011
Is the promise of a shift from physical to digital content stalled? By academic year 2011-2012 I expected to discover, receive, and consume most content digitally. And while I always thought that our academic curricular content would lag somewhat behind the move to digital in our consumer/entertainment content, I did not expect things to be so static. Evidence For A Stall:
September 8, 2011
Although the calendar tells us that January is the start of the year, September has always felt like the start of something new and exciting. (Heather Zwicker has written a fabulous post at Hook and Eye on this phenomenon-- New Year.) With the new year comes new year’s resolutions.
September 8, 2011
The concept of “inverse” is central to Algebra. It might be used when describing adding a negative number to a positive one to clear out a simple algebraic equation, or might show up as a topic in Abstract (or Modern) Algebra. Recall that when talking about addition, the inverse operation is subtraction, while division is the inverse of multiplication.
September 8, 2011
The Greenback student body hasn't traditionally been much for bicycles. And the school never thought too much about that, given our location. We get winter around here. Lots of it. From December to the end of March, if there's no snow on the roads it's probably because of the freezing (or near-freezing) rain. Not obviously conducive to two-wheeled transportation.
September 8, 2011
The Greenback student body hasn't traditionally been much for bicycles. And the school never thought too much about that, given our location. We get winter around here. Lots of it. From December to the end of March, if there's no snow on the roads it's probably because of the freezing (or near-freezing) rain. Not obviously conducive to two-wheeled transportation.
September 7, 2011
Last June, I passed my one-year anniversary as a college president. It was an exciting year, with a major anniversary (125 years), my inauguration, an extensive alumni “welcome” tour, trips to China and Ecuador for academic program discussions, and campus-wide strategic and master planning dominating the landscape.

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