The Chronicle of Higher Education
August 25th, 2015
If, in these hectic first days of the semester, you’ve been spending your time on Twitter, you’ve probably seen the funny “First Faculty Meeting of the Year Bingo,” written by Lisa Nikolidakis for McSweeney’s. If you haven’t, go there for a good laugh.
Catharsis achieved. The bingo ballot certainly sounds like an
accurate portrayal of higher-ed rhetoric, but is it? There’s only one
way to find out: By asking our audience of faculty members to print out the lovely McSweeney’s ballot,
take it to their first faculty meeting of the year, mark it up, then
send it to us. So that’s what we’re asking you to do. You know, if you