Matthew Henry Hall

Matthew Henry Hall’s cartoons appear, of course, here at Inside Higher Ed as well as The Missouri Review, Reader’s Digest, Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, The Chronicle of Higher Education and many other publications. He also writes stories for children -- Phoebe and Chub (a Western Writers of America Storyteller Finalist, 2005), What Coyote Brought (reading on “Border Songs,” 2012), and The Lucky Hat  (Grand Canyon Association) due out in 2015. Please send him an email (contact@matthewhenryhall.com) and/or visit his website (matt@matthewhenryhall.com).

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September 27, 2017
Congratulations are in order for Ann H. Franke, winner of our Cartoon Caption Contest for November. Franke, president of the consulting firm Wise Results, came up with the winning caption -- "Just keep smiling. Adjuncts always need to look cheerful performing 'additional duties as assigned.' " -- which received the most votes from our readers. She'll receive an Amazon gift card and a signed copy of the cartoon. Thanks to all for playing.
August 30, 2017
Congratulations to Josh Leonard, assistant director of processing and employment programs in the scholarships and student aid office at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and winner of our September Cartoon Caption Contest. His caption for the cartoon at left -- "Dean Smith stood like that all day, thinking his policy about faculty transparency had been a horrible, horrible mistake." -- was overwhelmingly chosen by our readers. He will receive an Amazon gift certificate and a signed copy of the cartoon. Thanks to all for playing.
July 31, 2017
Congratulations to Stephen W. Lambert, QEP director at Hillsborough Community College and winner of our Cartoon Caption Contest for August. His caption for the cartoon at left -- "As it turns out, even WITH a paddle, being up sh*t creek isn't so great." -- was chosen as the winner by our readers. He will receive an Amazon gift certificate and a signed copy of the cartoon. Thanks to Steve and all for playing!
June 29, 2017
Congratulations to Partho Roy, whose caption for the cartoon at left -- "It's time we stop letting the Interdisciplinary Studies majors help assemble the fossil displays in the museum." -- received the most votes from our readers. Roy will receive a $50 Amazon gift certificate and a copy of the cartoon signed by Matthew Henry Hall. Thanks to all for participating.
June 14, 2017
Congratulations to Harold Pace, assistant provost and university registrar at Wake Forest University and the winner of our June caption contest. His caption for the cartoon at left -- "So in closing I say....We did it fellow classmates...and nothing can stop us now." -- was voted the top choice by our readers. He will receive an Amazon gift certificate and a signed copy of the cartoon. Thanks to all for participating.
April 28, 2017
Please congratulate Stephen Silvia, professor of international relations at American University's School of International Service and winner of our Cartoon Caption Contest for May. His caption for the cartoon at left -- "Prof. Smith's re-enactment of his Weather Underground days is much more interesting than his Powerpoints." -- was voted the favorite by our readers. He will receive an Amazon gift certificate and a signed copy of the cartoon. Thanks to all for participating.
April 2, 2017
Congratulations to Jennifer Westman, winner of our Cartoon Caption Contest for April. Her caption for the cartoon at left -- "I'm sorry, the rules state you have to provide care and feeding for your service animal. You can't just let him forage for whatever he finds in the quad. The Dean's wife would like her poodle back." -- was voted the favorite by our readers. She is the registrar Wyoming Catholic College, and will receive an Amazon gift certificate and a signed copy of the cartoon. Thanks to all for playing.
March 2, 2017
Congratulations to Louise Freeman, professor of psychology at Mary Baldwin College and a five-time winner of our Cartoon Caption Contest. Her caption for the cartoon at left -- "Since 'open carry' was implemented, student GPA's are up 42% and faculty grievances have been cut in half. We call that win-win." -- won the hearts of our readers. She'll receive an Amazon gift certificate and a signed copy of the cartoon. Thanks to all for playing.

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