A number of tenure-track faculty members at Kansas University admitted they were feeling growing pressure due to unrealistic demands for publication of scholarly articles. They said they were more resentful than ever about the flawed "publish or perish" mentality in many sectors of academia.
American Indians need to work for leadership and unity in the 1980s, Haskell Indian Junior College graduates were told during commencement ceremonies. "Being Indian is not enough," said speaker John Tippeconnic, director of the Center of Indian Education at Arizona State University. "We must strive for excellence." Haskell had a graduating class of 190.