Transformation of a Curmudgeon

  • Steven R. Boyd University of Texas at San Antonio
Keywords: Higher Education, Learning Communities


In this article, the author describes and reflects on the internal and external factors that led to his own transformation from an evolving "curmudgeon" to an enthusiastic participant in and advocate of learning communities, especially for "mature" faculty. The article concludes with a "12-Step Program" for faculty rejuvenation.