Faculty Meeting Minutes on the “More Inclusive Acronyms” Strategic Initiative

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It all began with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math).

But then the Humanities Department (AKA “Cue the Violins” Department) complained, so we had to change it to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math).

We thought simply being included in the acronym would placate our faculty in Arts…

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Jennie Young

Jennie Young

Professor and humor writer in Green Bay. McSweeney’s, HuffPost, Ms. Mag, Education Week, Inside Higher Ed, Slackjaw, Weekly Humorist, The Satirist, others.