Although in long shot it may look like a replay of the film Animal House, Colgate University’s war on fraternities, in close-up, is much more than just life imitating art.
Articles By: Malcolm A. Kline
Observers trying to make sense of what is going on in education today will find it easier to do so when they can see one salient trend: Double standards predominate and they usually benefit the political left.
Teachers are using students, from kindergarten through college, as foot soldiers in environmental campaigns, whether they should be in class or not.
One would think that the College of the Holy Cross (HC) would actually have one of the religious artifacts on display but the only one we could find on the web site was attached to an “o” that is the symbol of the women’s studies program at the Worcester, Mass. School, and of the feminist movement itself.
God and country are not having an easy time of it on American college campuses these days. So what else is new? Well…
At its 20th anniversary dinner, Accuracy in Academia will make its first annual presentation of its Little Churchill awards, named after Ward not Winston, for dubious academic achievement.
Even First Amendment absolutists should question whether any university would countenance Giovannian ad-libs offered by speakers who hold diametrically opposite political views.
A college or university’s geographic location in America’s heartland may not lead to a moderate balance among its faculty or in its course offerings.
When William C. Bradford refused to sign a petition supporting the University of Colorado’s (UC) Ward Churchill, the Indiana University law school professor was described as “uncollegial” by colleagues.
If too many bright students do not know who the founding fathers are, as surveys indicate, then UCLA history professor (emeritus) Gary B. Nash may bear a large share of the blame.