Scenarios of Higher Education
In your group, make up two stories that illustrate issues that may be faced by this person. Discuss why you chose to tell the stories the way you did, and the issues involved. Feel free to think imaginatively and add other characters.
Group 1 Setting: Small liberal arts college in the Midwest
Person: Male African American professor, mid 40s, tenured
Group 2 Setting: Large urban research university
Person: Female grants administrator, mid 30s, divorced, 2 small children
Group 3 Setting: Midsized comprehensive university in a rural setting
Person: First year football coach, graduate of the university, knows the president well