The Democratic governor of Virginia and the top Republican in that state’s Senate recently agreed on a tax hike to prop up the Old Dominion’s colleges and universities that may turn out to be a multi-billion dollar mistake.
Articles By: Malcolm A. Kline
Texas A & M is something of a novelty in academia. The university’s president, Robert M. Gates, is one of the rare retired cabinet officials from a Republican presidential administration to hold a decisive academic position.
As an ongoing service to our readers who have not encountered them yet, we provide profiles of college professors whom students may want to avoid.
Abstinence education must be working. The educational establishment is trying to fight it.
Campus observations and inanities from around the country. . .
One of the few genuine academic experts on African Studies has explained the problems that plague that continent, such as famine and civil war, in great clarity in numerous books and articles, but his message has not been particularly welcome in academia.
The experience of Larry Summers at Harvard University shows the penalties paid by academics who are factually accurate but politically incorrect, even when they are liberal Democrats. Imagine what would happen if they were libertarians.
Up until now, we have resisted setting down on paper Accuracy in Academia’s recommended colleges.
Although he had told Bill O’Reilly that he was encouraging a political, rather than an armed, intifada, Dr. Bazian made no such protestations to me.
When President Bush called for “strengthening community colleges” in his State of the Union Address, we pointed out that these grassroots institutions of higher learning may already be as politically biased as their supposedly elite counterparts. What we have learned since seems to bear out a maxim of veteran journalist and author M. Stanton Evans, “No matter how bad you think that things are, they’re worse.”