Monthly Archives: November 2016

Plastic Mackintosh

Staff at Kingston may often wonder whether the dean of the faculty in which they work is the very worst in the University. There are some strong contenders. In the news at the moment with the ructions in the Law … Continue reading

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Senate flannel

The University Senate met on 2nd November, the minutes of which are on the committee pages of the staff website. Reading them one does not get the feeling that a new age is dawning following the eclipse of the old … Continue reading

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Spier’s crumbling architecture

You have to hand it to Kingston’s senior mismanagers. They can produce content-free management-speak without self-consciousness or want of something not to say. Acting VC Stephen Spier, clearly bereft of any ideas, has already resorted to stale phrasing in his … Continue reading

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The future of Kingston

How is the Senior Mismanagement Team coping with the change at the top? That is not clear at present, but we do know there are some ructions within that overbearing body. There is of course the friction between Lesley-hyphen-Jane (ER) … Continue reading

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