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I owe regular readers an explanation for the lengthy hiatus on this blog. As I had predicted would happen back in the summer, this semester turned into an extremely busy one for me. Directing the Environmental Studies program at the University of Vermont is a large part of that busyness: it’s a large, interdisciplinary and […]

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Philosopher of religion and Derridean “atheologian” Mark Taylor’s recent NY Times op-ed End the University as We Know It has generated a lot of discussion in academic circles and blogs. Reading the article reminded me of a situation my institution, the University of Vermont, went through recently, after being approached by a foundation interested in […]

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