Vic Brown

Vic Brown had a thirty-year career in the chemical industry with FMC Corporation, where he held senior positions and worked internationally in sales, marketing, manufacturing, information technology and procurement.

Vic Brown had a thirty-year career in the chemical industry with FMC Corporation, where he held senior positions and worked internationally in sales, marketing, manufacturing, information technology and procurement.

In 2002 he embarked on a second career in academia, on the faculty and staff of Ursinus College, teaching in the Department of Business and Economics until his retirement in 2015.

Brown has served as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association, consults on a regular basis for industry, and is a freelance writer.

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Federal-State Partnership? Or Extortion?

In a post in these pages last week, I mentioned president Robert Duffett of small Eastern University making a pitch that Hillary Clinton’s “free” college tuition proposals be expanded to include ...

Will Students Value What They Receive for Free?

It’s getting harder and harder to keep up with all of Hillary Clinton’s plans to throw tax money at college students. “Founders and early employees” of entrepreneurial startups are promised a three year delay in repayment ...

A “Fair Chance” — for Campus Crime?

Last month, the Obama administration held a White House ceremony to launch its new “Fair Chance Higher Education Pledge.” Representatives of 15 higher educational institutions were in attendance, and it was reported ...

Tough Times at Haverford College

To the list of small liberal arts colleges struggling to balance their budgets in these tough economic times,  we need to add Haverford College — at least, according to an ...

Is There No Sense of Fairness?

For its part, The Wall Street Journal reports this morning on studies by George Washington University, the Treasury Department and Third Way. Now it seems that policy makers in this country, who have ...