By LAURA TAYLOR
In the past two years, the dean of the UMW College of Business has received 12 student complaints about their professors according to a Freedom of Information Act request.
By T’KEYAH JONES
In the past few weeks, students have become aware of just how bad this flu season has been and continues to be. Not only is the issue all over the news, but a high volume of students are getting sick. The last thing anyone wants to face is having to fight off sickness while trying to balance college life. No one has time to miss classes and certainly no one wants to be sick, especially with the flu.
By MACKENZIE HARD
In the age of social media and followers, students are often tempted to add their professors online through sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Many University of Mary Washington professors and students sometimes question whether ot not to add each other.
By THEODOSIUS ZOTOS
Moderation is the key to everything. Having a conscious filter regarding your words and their implications is important, especially for educators. Professors have the academic freedom to voice their beliefs in class, including political ideologies, but at the same time these expressed opinions should be self-monitored and used only to enhance classroom learning.
By MARY PRAUGHT
On a recent Sunday afternoon I met with Gwendolyn Hale, the director of the Writing Center and writing intensive program, to teach her a card game called Trash.
By KARLIN HOFFMAN
The start of the new school year at the University of Mary Washington brings a lot of transitions with it. Helping to ease the burden of these transitions for students and faculty alike is UMW professor of communication Timothy O’Donnell, who recently assumed the new role of associate provost for academic engagement and student success.
By SARAH SANDERS
As result of a 15 percent budget cut from state funds, the UMW history department was recently denied permission to hire a tenured professor to replace Dr. William Crawley, who will be retiring at the end of …
By ANNIE KINNIBURGH
Despite recent changes in policy, a survey of UMW professors indicated continued dissatisfaction with the current administrative strategy regarding faculty course loads.
According to the survey, 50 percent of the 60 professors surveyed said that they were …
By SARAH FINNEY
Next fall, eight faculty faces will be missing from the ranks of Mary Washington’s professors.
Three members of the faculty announced that they will be resigning from the University at the end of the academic year for …
Assistant professors at the University of Mary Washington are the lowest paid assistant professors at any of the 14 public four-year colleges in Virginia, earning on average $48,000 a year, according to a recent national survey. Their earnings …