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Correction to Graph for Trends at SIUC Part 1

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A reader left a comment criticizing a graph in a previous post about enrollment and employment trends at SIUC. The reader wrote:

Your scale on the professional non-faculty graph is misleading. Unlike most of the other graphs, the scale on the professional non-faculty graph starts at 0, and it looks like it barely changed. Really it was the one of the biggest changes on all of these graphs. The professional non-faculty increased from about 1175 to nearly 1600, a larger increase than the faculty increase from 1525 to about 1650.

The original graph was not an attempt to mislead. In fact, in that post I recommended reducing staff in that category of employment. Still, the reader was right. I replaced the graph. Read the rest of this entry »


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November 23, 2010 at 6:30 am

Correction to 2011 Carbondale Elections

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I received an email alerting me that I misspelled Brent Ritzel’s name in an earlier version of my post on the 2011 Carbondale Elections.  I have corrected the post.  I apologize for the error.

Thanks to the reader who notified me of the mistake!

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October 13, 2010 at 2:00 pm

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