One who has their head up their ass. Thus wearing their ass as a hat. Asshat
One who serves in Bruce W. Speck’s administration
The plane carrying the Higher Learning Commission focused visit team had no sooner cleared Joplin airspace than did AJ Anglin go Gaddafi on a faculty member.
The worst kept secret on campus is that after he and some of his department spoke to a HLC visitor about concerns, Dr. Dale Simpson is out as head of the department of English and philosophy.
This was also two days after Chart advisor TR Hanrahan found out from the published fall schedule book that he is apparently being shown the door. The Chart hasn’t been in good stead with the administration because it did its job and reported all the bullshit going on.
The signal is unmistakable. Even if you do your job well, if you disagree with the Dream Team, you will be punished. And if you think you are safe, staff, think again. Debbie Dutch Kelly smells blood in the water. Even if all of you keep your heads down and just toil in silence, the budget ax is coming.
The Chart advisor led the paper to award after award and was Missouri’s college newspaper advisor of the year in 2010. He is wildly popular with students. Sure, the newspaper’s coverage sank him. But Simpson’s crime was seeing problems and addressing them in hopes of improving things at MSSU.
Who is next?