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2008-04-19 03:00:36

By Fields, D Michael The next ten years are likely to provide the most difficult environment Colleges of Business have ever faced. Finding and retaining good faculty has historically provided challenges, but past challenges will likely pale when compared to what we will face in the near future. Unfortunately, Colleges have become all too accustomed to dealing with the staffing challenges that are created by the shortage in business faculty Since its 2002 Management Task Force report...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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