Posts By georgecleef_25

Racial Preference Redux

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Instead of deciding that the Constitution does not allow governmental entities to treat people differently depending on what racial category they happen to fit into, the U. S. Supreme Court produced a marvel of ambiguity that allows racial preferences to continue, but only so long as the admissions people give the appearance of using race “individualistically” rather than just applying a quota.

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Grade A Failure?

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In the great majority of courses at UNC-Chapel Hill, the average gradepoint is above 3.0 and in a few, it is 4.0, meaning that every student received an A. The question is whether that is a problem.

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Academia’s Mission Creep

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Businesses that diversify into many different markets outside of the one where they’re very good often wind up being mediocre to poor in everything. A university that succumbs to the temptation to expand into areas other than education is apt to have the same result.

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