The withdrawal of George Mason University’s (GMU) speaking invitation to controversial filmmaker Michael Moore stands out in a school year in which the presidential election gives college professors and administrators the chance to vividly display their partisan biases.
Articles By: Malcolm A. Kline
When a college professor upbraided a student in an e-mail to the class over that student’s refusal to accept homosexuality in a discussion centered around that topic, the instructor set off a chain reaction that led to a federal investigation.
In this day and age, it is interesting to see what type of free speech that college and universities allow. A survey of some recent cases suggests that they find political statements risky, particularly conservative ones, but pornography fair game.
School officials have no trouble finding projects to spend budget dollars on: Duke University, for example, gives each freshman a cutting-edge high tech i-pod for no particular reason.
Some of the media heavyweights who weighed in on the CBS scandal also moonlight as college professors. Some of these journalists, in turn, remain perplexed about the the story itself.
In his new book, Intellectual Morons, author Dan Flynn gives us a handy reference guide to 16 opinion leaders whose own conclusions were dubiously arrived at, and widely accepted, particularly in academia.
Filmmaker Evan Coyne Maloney’s first effort is essential viewing for those who believe that the politically correct campus is a myth.
You may not be able to judge a book by its cover but you can tell a lot about a college by the titles it stocks in its bookstore.
When conservative students at the University of Texas (UT) at Austin created a satiric scholarship to reward anti-Americanism, those young Tories named it after a journalism professor at the school who richly deserves the recognition.
Although the religious freedom of students and teachers in public schools is under attack nationwide, the victims of the onslaught receive scant support, if not outright opposition, from two groups that should be natural allies in defense of the constitutional right to freedom of religion.