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John Greenman <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 28 Sep 2010 20:40:18 -0400
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Speaking of excuses....

This just in:
Robert Klose's 'brand new", hot off the (UPNE) press book:
The Three-Legged Woman and Other Excursions in Teaching

Sam would approve!

On Sep 28, 2010, at 7:14 PM, Mike Williams wrote:

> Honest... I ran out of gas. I, I had a flat tire. I didn't have  
> enough money
> for cab fare. My tux didn't come back from the cleaners. An old  
> friend came
> in from out of town. Someone stole my car. There was an earthquake. A
> terrible flood. Locusts. IT WASN'T MY FAULT, I SWEAR TO GOD.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Davis" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 28, 2010 10:09 AM
> Subject: Attendance in English 101J
>> As of today (9/28/10), you have--with three consecutive absences-- 
>> exceeded
>> the maximum number (four, excused and unexcused, in TTh clsseas)  
>> permitted
>> in English courses, specifically English 101J, and, therefore, have  
>> failed
>> the course because of excessive absences (5).  If you wish to  
>> appeal the
>> attendance policy, you should immediately contact Dr. Ken Wolfskill,
>> Division Head, and present your reasons to be reinasted to the  
>> course.
>> Official excuses for absences are to be obtained from Lloyd Lee
>> Wilson, University Registrar.  If Dr. Wolfskill rejects your  
>> appeal, you
>> may
>> further appeal to Dr. Larry Frazier, Dean of Arts and Sciences, and  
>> beyond
>> him to Dr. Danny Moore, Provost.
>> -- 
>> John H. Davis, Ph.D.
>> Professor of English
>> Department of Language and Literature
>> Chowan University
>> Murfreesboro, North Carolina 27855