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Strategic Planning And Democracy, Jennifer Thomson Apr 2019

Strategic Planning And Democracy, Jennifer Thomson

Bucknell: Occupied

Jennifer Thomson, assistant professor of History at Bucknell University, interviews Ellen Herman, associate professor of Geology at Bucknell, and two anonymous guests about the strategic planning process underway at Bucknell, 2018-2019. The group discusses the lack of transparency in the identification of priorities and the top-down approach to governance. Guests also identify labor issues and the feeling of being strategically beleaguered by meetings and electronic communication. They express concern over references to sustainability concepts, which are specific only to economic sustainability, and they analyzed the way the strategic plan addresses problems with the Greek system and its impact on student ...


When Assessment Is Surveillance, Jennifer Thomson Jan 2019

When Assessment Is Surveillance, Jennifer Thomson

Bucknell: Occupied

Jennifer Thomson, assistant professor of History at Bucknell University, interviews Steve Jordan, professor of Biology at Bucknell University. The pair discuss administrative decisions on campus that contribute to feelings of powerlessness, of automation, and of surveillance.