The UAW labor relations troubles at Oberlin College have not occurred in a vacuum. They are part of decades of elitist snubbing that has fomented many issues.
Oberlin College systematically buys local homes and often tears them down, decreasing the housing available to poor people. It is stupid to buy a house, destroy its value, and add to homelessness.
It is fitting and appropriate that as Passover approaches the BOT has received an early installment of manna from heaven. It is the COVID 19 virus.
An Oberlin resident (town, not college) has come forward with some insights into the botched relationship between the College and the town.
The injustices in the Cherokee Death March (The Trail of Tears) has similarities to the injustices in Oberlin College’s vendettas against tiny Gibson’s Bakery.
Until now, OberlinChaos has focused on the appalling shortcomings in the College’s Board of Trustees. How could they possibly have gotten themselves into such a mess?
Oberlin College Executive Pay will increase for the top dogs and decrease for the union. This does not pass JP Morgan’s century-old test.
Oberlin trustee emeritus uses elitist arrogance to block communication. The result: college and town both suffer when run like a bad railroad.
The foxes’ cunning may have deceived the BOT and caused needless grief for Gibson’s Bakery. There are solutions that can right the ship.
Oberlin College could have purchased 225 Steinway Concert Grand Pianos with the needlessly incurred liabilities from trying to destroy tiny Gibson’s Bakery.
Oberlin College’s 10,000 strong PR, marketing, alumni, and town relations blunder on. Will the College continue whitewashing or deliver substance?
How did the BOT allow Oberlin College to get into such a mess with the Gibsons? The BOT was gullible and trusted liars!