Reader Letter: Benedictine values show that further discussion is needed in trustee vote

Dear Editor,

Like many others I remain seriously concerned about the proposed decision. I have exchanged with both presidents about the issue, voicing my concerns as a junior faculty member that joined CSB/SJU three years ago in large part because of its healthy shared governance practices. And I dearly appreciate the sensitive concern that both presidents personally showed by quickly reaching out to me. (more…)

Our View: Senior editors farewell and parting advice

“Our View” is prepared by the Executive board and should be considered the institutional voice of The Record

Megan Flynn, Editor-in-Chief – [email protected]
Hope Mueller, Managing Editor – [email protected]

It’s with mixed emotions that the two of us edited our last issue of The Record as our time comes to a close at CSB/SJU. Our roles as managing editor and editor-in-chief have taught us lessons about writing, editing and responding to feedback (positive and negative alike) in ways that we’ll surely be able to apply as soon as we leave campus. (more…)

Our View: Presidents’ approaches vary on student issues

“Our View” is prepared by the Executive board and should be considered the institutional voice of The Record

Megan Flynn, Editor-in-Chief – [email protected]
Hope Mueller, Managing Editor – [email protected]
Meredith Jarchow, Multimedia Editor – mgjarchow@csbsju.edu
Brendan Klein, Opinion/Editorial Editor – [email protected]

“Two schools, one community.” We’ve heard that before.

The common catchphrase used by CSB/SJU admission offices to explain and excite prospective students can also present challenges for those within the community. The problem is it becomes difficult not to compare your school to the other one just down the road. (more…)