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Re: Opening at East Central College


Thanks for posting your thoughts. IMO, they are quite reasonable.

Joel R.

| -----Original Message-----
| From: Forum for Physics Educators [] On Behalf
| Of Dan MacIsaac
| Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2004 6:38 AM
| To:
| Subject: Re: Opening at East Central College
| On Wednesday, February 11, 2004, at 05:41 PM, RAUBER, JOEL wrote:
| > Dan,
| >
| > I can appreciate why you froze the account and would concur. However,
| > I'm
| > curious as to what your attitude would be if the post wasn't anonymous?
| >
| > Joel R
| Well, the system isn't very secure (as was just demonstrated quite well
| :^) -
| it's not designed well to exclude folk unless I make drastic alterations
| to the settings for PHYS-L, which I haven't YET done.
| I do consider anonymous public complaints, unverifiable and possibly
| made by disgruntled ex-employees who are not regular list members to be
| questionable and distasteful at best. PHYS-L is not intended to be a
| forum
| for anonymously smearing institutions, nor a replacement for a genuine
| redress of employment grievances. I welcome discussion of these ISSUES,
| but not the specific smearing of any institution. In any case, my
| actions
| and reactions are shaped by the thoughts of PHYS-L community members,
| the utility of the Listserv Sw and possible legal threats to PHYS-L
| sponsors.
| If the poster of the original message would like to professionally
| discuss
| these issues as a legitimate, named contributing member of PHYS-L that
| would address most of my concerns. I'd also prefer the tone remained
| professional and substantial.
| Dan M
| Dan MacIsaac, Assistant Professor of Physics, SUNY-Buffalo State College
| 222SCIE BSC, 1300 Elmwood Ave , Buffalo NY 14222 USA 716-878-3802
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