Monday, August 11, 2014

Is Dean Rosenblatt dead?

or is this report of his death greatly exaggerated?



Oh, and is Mississippi College a "university"?

30 comments:

Anonymous said...

He "had been dead" for the past 11 years. Evidently, he's feeling much better now.

Anonymous said...

Zombie Dean!

Kingfish said...

Amazing what retirement will do to you.

Anonymous said...

Mississippi College has referred to itself as a "Christian university" for quite some time.

College is general. University is more specifics.

You're a moron.

Anonymous said...

Saw him at the Nosef/Cole cage match on Monday. Looked pretty good for a dead guy.

Anonymous said...

Apparently Rosenblatt has been dead almost as long as has "journalism."

Anonymous said...

Dean of the Dead

bill said...

She's probably not the eight law school dean, either. Eighth, maybe? Sometimes technology is not your friend. Spell check is fine, but there's nothing that can take the place of a good, old-fashioned proof read. Reporters are having to do more while getting paid less, and mistakes like this are becoming far too commonplace.

Anonymous said...

"College is general. University is more specifics."

Uh, what? Other way around, you non-moron, you.

NMissC said...

It's nice that they're letting a dead person stay on as a professor.

Anonymous said...

It's Jimmie Gates... what else do you expect from such a "premiere" reporter?

Anonymous said...

He seems nice.

Anonymous said...

don't know what he did to get the kinda comments above, i've always thought he was one of the last bright lights in the profession in this state, but then again...

all alumni of the lawschool got this email last december 3 from the dean; he is going to be full-time faculty and i can understand his excitement about it. anybody does something because they love it and then gets into management usually wants to get back, sooner or later. i know i did.

12/3/2013:

"Greetings: I appreciate the well wishes I have received from so many of you following the announcement that on August 10, 2014 I will make a transition from the office of the dean to become a full time faculty member. I look forward to my remaining months as the dean of MC Law and to the opportunities I will have as a faculty member to reach out to our graduates, assist with recruiting, and mentor students. I am most grateful to all for the support, assistance, and encouragement I have received over the last ten years and cherish the idea of being able to continue my work with MC Law in a new capacity. As I observe my garden wither under last week’s frost, it is obvious that there are seasons that pass and new seasons to come."
--Dean Jim Rosenblatt

Anonymous said...

@August 11, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Click the article. Read the 4th paragraph (first full paragraph under the picture) that begins "Scott succeeds Jim Rosenblatt . . ."


Anonymous said...

"don't know what he did to get the kinda comments above"

None of the comments criticized Rosenblatt. They were mocking the news article.

But perhaps you have an English degree from MC.

Anonymous said...

You really can't appreciate that unless you've been behind on your deadline at a newspaper.

NMissC said...

This thing reads like a press release, btw. I didn't see a byline.

Anonymous said...

Lets see the C-L publisher announces her retirement and then a few weeks later Gannett cuts loose all its print business to go it alone. Gannett will focus on broadcast but wait they kept Cars.com and Career Builder in the broadcast div.

What do you think happens next?

Anonymous said...

"It's nice that they're letting a dead person stay on as a professor."

It's either the Teacher's Union or tenure to blame for this one :-)

Anonymous said...

@August 11, 2014 at 12:56 PM

No, I still appreciate that

Anonymous said...

The general attitude these days is:

The author of the column was close enough. You knew what he meant.

Anonymous said...

High-five

Anonymous said...

He got better

Anonymous said...

Gates has been covering legal matters and criminal cases for decades. He is, in a word, stupid. Add in that he can't write, and one wonders how he came to be employed at the CL back when it was a legitimate newspaper.

Anonymous said...

I met the man tonight, and he told me he has been flooded with phone calls today from friends after this appeared. He was charming and gracious about this whole mess.

He wholeheartedly endorsed the new dean and is enthusiastic about returning to full-time teaching.

Kingfish said...

Hey now, if that English degree from MC was obtained when Dr. Turner was Department Chair, it was a damn good degree.

Anonymous said...

HaHaHaHa....nightmare for the CL but funny as heck for everyone witnessing the terrible decline of local print news.

Kingfish said...

He is one of this site's biggest fans. Met him at the True the Vote hearing. Was quoting my posts back to me. Really nice guy.

Anonymous said...

Did Mr. Gates ask you how many years you have been dead, Kingfish? He might be gearing up to do a story on you, too.

Anonymous said...

Mississippi College home to Mississippi Bible Thumpers... I wonder why they didn't hire Glenn Worley from the Physical Plant and his buddy Hollis Entrekin

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