Summary: For more than 500 years, Porterhouse College has cherished tradition above all else. Unfortunately, its traditions mostly involve decadent banquets, drunkenness, and undistinguished scholarship. Enter Sir Godber Evans, a new master hell-bent on reform. Of course, the dinosaurs on the faculty resist him at every term. But Head Porter Skullion emerges as Sir Godber's most formidable foe--a...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV POR
Summary: "Oliver, a university lecturer with an obsession for anagrams and crosswords, has been a question-setter for "Mastermind". When made redundant by the new Vice-Chancellor of the New University (his former Polytechnic) in a general restructuring of the university, Oliver decides to use his new-found freedom to search for his favourite crossword compiler, known only by the pseudonym of...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corp. 1995
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV OLI
Summary: A murder in the New England university town of Elm Harbor begins to crack the veneer that has hidden the racial complications of the town's past, the secrets of a prominent family, and the most hidden bastions of African-American political influence. At the center are Lemaster Carlyle, the university president, and his wife, Julia Carlyle, a deputy dean at the divinity school. Lemaster is an...
Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR
Summary: Hoping to save his marriage by ending an illicit affair with an incandescent but difficult student, college professor Steven Brookman discovers that the young woman's passions are not easily curtailed and that their relationship has more complicated ramifications than either anticipated.
Publisher / Publication Date: 2013