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 2011

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Our University: Its Changing Face, Walter V. Wendler

Submissions from 2010

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Our University: Faiths on Campus, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Planning for Leadership Change, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: The Power of Community Colleges, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Ideas and Giving, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – The Appearance of Money, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Fiduciaries and Excellence, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Free Thinking, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – What’s in a Name?, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Mission and Purpose, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Excellent Teaching and the Moral Fabric, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Teaching Controversy, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Teachers as Masters of Their Own Fate, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Student Expectations of Teachers, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Reputation by Teaching, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Casting a Vision: Teachers as Leaders, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Teaching Excellence, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – What’s the Big Idea?, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Killing Integrity, the Seven Deadly Sins, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University - Mission Integrity, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Athletic Integrity, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Academic Integrity, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Hiring Integrity, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Integrity at the Top, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Fiscal Integrity, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Fiscal Integrity, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Student-Directed Integrity, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Bologna, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Appearances, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Expected and Meritorious Behavior, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Growth and Change, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – The Suspension of Disbelief, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Completion Rates, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: High Achieving Students, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Nontraditional Students, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – 51/49 Percent, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – College of Education, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – The Three R’s, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University - Truth Telling, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Enrollment and Gender, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – A Vision and a Plan, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Budget Cuts, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University - Lowering Costs and Quality, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University - Lying, Cheating, and Stealing, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Parting, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Reputation, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Student Work, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Summertime, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – The Blame Game, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – The Center, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Unfairness, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Vision and Dollars, Walter V. Wendler

Submissions from 2009

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Our University – Faith and Reason, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Sticker Price, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – The Role of Houses of Worship, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Toleration and Conviction, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Adjacencies, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Budget Challenges, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Free Inquiry, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Fresh Ideas, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Numbness and Hoarseness, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University: Retention and Graduation, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – The Politics of Higher Education, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Underdogs, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Allegiance, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – A Monastery, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – The Long and the Short of It, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University - Work and Job, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Competition, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Discrimination, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – The Right to Fail, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Like a Church, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Service Motive, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University - The Fix is In, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – ACT, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University - Graduate School, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University - The Ivory Tower, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University - First in Family, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University- Multiple Perspectives, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Struggle, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University - 37°42’55.85”N, 89°13’16.01”W, 444.00’, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University- Reach, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Stimulus, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University - Ideologues and Pragmatists, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University - Lessons of a Struggling Economy, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University - Quality and Quantity, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Reducing Costs for College Students, Walter V. Wendler

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Our University – Entitlement, Walter V. Wendler