Dueling Op-Eds: Kirstein Debates Two University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Professors

Professors Joyce Tolliver and Nick Burbules of the University of Illinois recently wrote an op-ed in the News-Gazette in Urbana-Champaign defending the university’s firing of Steven Salaita. Since both professors called for ”an honest debate in their op-ed,” SXU Prof. Peter N. Kirstein from the history and political science department wrote an op-ed response in the…

Professor Carroll Conducts Workshops for Our Lady of Tepeyac Teachers

Professor Meg Carroll conducted three days of workshops for teachers of Our Lady of Tepeyac (OLT) Elementary School in Little Village on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 13, and 14. The workshops focused on serving students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Attention Deficit Disorder; planning for balanced literacy programs and serving students who struggle with mathematics; and…