Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Evaluation Season

Here's The Onion's take on student evaluations: Professor Deeply Hurt by Student's Evaluation. The Dean's comment comes right at the end, but it's brilliant:

“Students and the enormous revenue they bring in to our institution are a more valued commodity to us than faculty,” Dean James Hewitt said. “Although Rothberg is a distinguished, tenured professor with countless academic credentials and knowledge of 21 modern and ancient languages, there is absolutely no excuse for his boring Chad with his lectures. Chad must be entertained at all costs.”