Professor Walter V. Wendler writes a column for seven newspapers in Southern Illinois each week regarding the university and its place in the world. While these pieces have direct application to Southern - Our University - they also have value in other higher education settings. These articles are posted on his website at http://walterwendler.wordpress.com/.

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Submissions from 2112

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Our Universities: College Towns, Walter V. Wendler

Submissions from 2013

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Our Universities: Everyone Must Have a B.A. or B.S.?, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Students and Their Aspirations, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Mr. Big, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: $10K–B. A., Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: What am I, or Who am I?, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Demographic Shift, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Human Touch, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Research Funding and Value, Walter V. Wendler

Submissions from 2012

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Our Universities: Undergraduate Research, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Locality and Vitality, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Roots, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Intent and Research, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Research Matters, Absolutely, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Strictly Business, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: The Morality of Cost and Value, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Serving the Public Good, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Community College Innovation, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Governance, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Institutional Pride, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Learning Not To Care, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Image, Reputation and Babble, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Creating Victims, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: The Blame Game, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Liberal Education, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Cost and Competition, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Performance Measures, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Spirit and Tradition, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Principles and Pragmatics, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: The Great, Gray Fountain, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: The Capital of Confidence, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Campus Castles, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Research and Resources, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Sports Spending, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Giving, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: The Cost of Remediation, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: The Enormity of the Cost, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: The Flow of Dollars, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Open Letter to High School Graduates, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Passing the Buck, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Enough to go Around, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Elitism, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Transparency, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Outsourcing, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Where is the Leadership?, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Bread and Circuses, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Community College Prejudice, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Campuses and Systems, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Habit, Tradition, Culture, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Traditions, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Collegiate Cronyism, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Certification, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Competition, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Rockin’ Robin, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Marriage, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Wailing and Gnashing of Teeth, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Sowing and Reaping, Walter V. Wendler

Submissions from 2011

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Our University: Summertime, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Eighteen Inches, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Me, Me, Me, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Mission Evolution? Nay. Revolution!, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Luxuries and Necessities, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Public Leadership Private Morality, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Residence in the Ether, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: I’m Ashamed, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Like Museums, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Funding Merit, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Money and the Big Picture, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Resource Flows, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Faculty and Resources, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: For-Profit, or For Purpose?, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Rising Tuition - Causes and Effects, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Declining State Resources, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: No Fear, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Whining versus Winning, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Charters and Performance, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Academic Welfare, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Community College Bachelor’s Degrees, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Faulty Leadership, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: It Ain’t Gonna' Fly, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Supply and Demand, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Tenure and the Marketplace, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Quality and Earnings, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Bubbles, Walter V. Wendler

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Our Universities: Serving Whom, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Beating High Costs, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Apprenticeship for Faculty, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Layers of Advocacy, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: In State out of State, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Private and Public Benefit, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Great Expectations, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Faculty Leadership, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: 21st Century Institutions, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Shared Governance and Collective Bargaining, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University - Priorities and Product, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Student Leadership - Passion, Pride and Purpose, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Loyalty, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Race, Ethnicity and Other Forces, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Transfer Students, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: International Students, Walter V. Wendler