WIFFY Report! - December 12, 2016

Dispatch from Dean Frank Sobey

Dec. 12 Dispatch from Dean Frank Sobey

The latest contribution to the WIFFY Report by Frank Sobey, AC’s Dean of Arts & Sciences and English Department Chair:

Dear AC Family,
I loathe commencement ceremonies. In fact, I skipped my undergraduate and graduate walks. However, I did attend my wife’s commencement ceremony when she graduated with her M.A. in English from Texas Tech. It was awful.
I was happy for her, of course, but the speaker, the state photographer of Texas, was unbearably atrocious. For forty-five minutes, he exposed us to the customary commencement platitudes about making a difference, treating life as a journey (not a destination), not compromising our principles, and pursuing our dreams—all of which were illuminated by the cheap flash of, as well as painfully filtered through, his metaphorical distortion.

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