Posts tagged "Chicago State University"

Why The Obama Library Should Be At Chicago State But Will Probably Go To The University Of Chicago

The first step of the Barack Obama Presidential Library sweepstakes is complete. Monday, June 16, was the deadline for all interested parties who want to host the library to submit initial bids as to where they would put it, how it would serve as an economic engine in the suggested location, and how local organizations... Read more »

Governor Quinn Must Step In Chicago State Affairs.

Havoc, confusion, chaos, power plays, conflict are words to describe the state of affairs at Chicago State University.  The drama played out Friday, March 1, in a special board meeting, when the board, was scheduled to terminate Dr. Wayne Watson.   The public meeting opened to a crowd of students, community activists, professors, politicians and the... Read more »

Mary Mitchell Strikes Again: Madhouse Part II

One way to sell newspapers is to get two columnists fighting.  I don’t pick fights, but neither do I run.  Last week I responded to Chicago Sun Times columnist Mary Mitchell’s previous columns regarding her position that Haki Madhubuti  was “forced” out of Chicago State University. Mitchell made it a point in a heated phone... Read more »

Madhubuti/Watson Controversey at Chicago State University

There is controversy about Professor Haki Madhubuti’s public resignation from Chicago State Unviversity.  Two of   Mary Mitchell’s  recent columns at the Chicago Sun Times suggest that he has been ill treated.  Dr. Wayne Watson the  President since October 09,  has requested Madhubti to teach a full load and Watson is being slamed for doing... Read more »