User talk:NickSchweitzer

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My talk archives[edit]

Archive 1 - Page creation to June 2007

Archive 2 - June 2007 to October 2009

Article desperately needs help from fair-minded, intelligent editors[edit]

Would you mind taking a look at List of cult and new religious movement researchers and encouraging other fair-minded, intelligent editors you might know to do the same? An editor who may not know much about the topic seems to have taken "ownership" of the article and is ignoring criteria for inclusion that have been in place for years. Admittedly, it is a controversial topic, but it seems obvious that someone actually being a researcher (having both had the requisite training as well as actually conducting at least one research study on the topic) would be required. -DoctorW 02:28, 15 June 2010 (UTC)

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Reverting to individual schools colleges having higher admission standards because it is true as per ASU guidelines. (talk) 22:48, 22 August 2012 (UTC)

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Non-Free rationale for File:Lhbcover.jpg[edit]

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File:Asutitle.png listed for deletion[edit]

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Regarding Revisions[edit]

Thank you for finding the Industrial Arts Building name. I was not able to find the information, the building is no longer called such and has not been since the 1970's when the Anthropology Department moved in. Also, the Tempe campus is colloquially known as the "main" campus of the university. As a local of metro Phoenix, and a native of the area (but not a graduate of ASU) it would be beneficial for Wikipedia to include this information for someone not familiar with the school but looking for information. I reviewed other university's wiki pages and it seems like these additions are added for information purposes without citing sources for each sentence, which would become cumbersome. There also needs to be many revisions to ASU's page that give more information. As it stands now, there is too much focus on the campuses, which are listed multiple times, and not enough information on the background and mission of the university. I am willing to make the changes and add some information, but I ask that information that I give, which will have sources be used to expand the article and not continually deleted.

Furthermore, I did not violate any copy write as the information taken from the website was quoted from the primary source using quotation marks. I find your assumptions of violations rather overzealous and unnecessary. If you have a problem with additions, as an editor, I would ask you to discuss before removing in order for others to provide feedback. I appreciate your "editing" but if you seem to be more concerned with censoring accurate information and suppressing new additions than actually remaining within guidelines of vague policy. I also add comments to the talk page of whatever I have updated with brief explanations.-- (talk) 17:30, 30 November 2012 (UTC)

Revision of Colleges/Schools[edit]

I noticed that you added a school to to the list under organization and administration after it was deleted. However, this might need to be expanded even further. I found a list of Schools/Colleges with deans here. Should the list and count of schools/colleges be expanded to include each one with a dean?-- (talk) 12:02, 2 December 2012 (UTC)

Enrollment for ASU campuses[edit]

The reason for the split is to distinguish the campus makeup. Because there are 4 campuses, even if they are under one accreditation, it allows a reader to understand the make up of the student body better. Because many people search for information regarding Tempe, as opposed to the other 3 campuses, making the distinction will allow those unfamiliar to grasp the university's unique circumstances. Therefore, the separation is appropriate. I will include this message on the talk page of the university. There is short discussion developing on the talk page if you would like to see more information.-- (talk) 02:09, 3 December 2012 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free image File:Pppl journal.gif[edit]


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ArbCom elections are now open![edit]

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