Glock & Man at Mount St. Mary's
The man seeking to transform America’s second-oldest Catholic college into yet another trade school misses his own irony. Simon Newman assumed the presidency of 208-year-old Mount St. Mary’s last year without spending a day as a professor, provost, or even proctor. Would Newman, a fierce advocate of college as job training, have hired someone with no experience in finance to run his investment firm? Read my article @ the American Spectator on how the fledgling college president's unfortunate metaphor that administrators must place a "Glock" to the heads of students who look like they might fail in the future ranks as the least of his many miscues.