[eDebate] To be more Blunt!
Pacedebate at aol.com
Tue Jul 17 08:21:35 CDT 2007
Just to add to my previous post....every one of the anecdotal examples you
give below was about a program that isn't in NDT/CEDA anymore but I don't think
any of them left because of the resolutions....specifically,
In a message dated 7/17/2007 8:44:05 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
debate at ou.edu writes:
Remember the MTSU's,
budget issues not resolutions.
and the Southern Utahs
Terry West's biggest complaint was always MPJ. The program cuts came from
over his head and had to do with the administration not wanting to spend the
or the Southwestern of Kansas.
Now we are losing schools that have been with
us for years. SIU switched over recently,
SIU for sure didn't switch because of resolutions. At the most recent NCA I
talked with Todd Graham for over an hour about the SIU switch and the
resolutions never came up. Time commitment, costs, recruiting, all were mentioned
what wasn't mentioned were any trends in the resolutions.
along with Western Washington.
I don't know the details here but I'd bet on budget cuts.
Preempt: this is where Massey will post. DON'T DENY THERE IS A PROBLEM.
I'm not denying that it would be better if there were more policy debate
programs. I'm pointing out that you are asserting the root cause of the problem
because it corresponds with your ideological bias. You don't bother actually
researching the issue and coming up with any actual evidence that you are
right. At best you post anecdotal evidence. Unfortunately, as I pointed out
above, you are usually wrong about the facts in your use of anecdotes.
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