The campus security guards once derided by students as “rent-a-cops” are now giving the term “thought police” a very literal meaning, if the experience of two Stanford University Ph. D. candidates serves as any guide.
When Aaron Jones attempted to respond to a misleading flyer distributed by the College Democrats at Morehead State University, he found himself hit with a response from a faculty member that looked just as deceptive as the original student group’s handout.
Being an identifiable Conservative Republican can exact a social cost, particularly in the professional mine field of academic life today.
Despite the protests of Colorado elites, the record of the Rocky Mountain state on academic freedom hardly falls in the “Let a hundred flowers bloom” category.
Those who think that critics of higher education seek to use classrooms for conservative training camps rather than ideological laboratories of the left should hear what economist Roger Meiners has to say.
The announcement that George W. Bush won the 2004 presidential election was followed by more than simple distress among University of California Los Angeles students
A professor of government and
politics has come under fire from
students for an e-mail she sent to her
pupils promoting a new wave of ads
from the extreme anti-Bush group,
MoveOn Political Action Committee.
Although the reports that we get from across the country show that professors are doing their level best to turn their student bodies into voting blocs, in at least one bastion of political liberalism, students are resisting the indoctrination.
Students and parents who think that they will find a conservative school south of the Mason Dixon line might want to rethink that assumption.
Although two-thirds of colleges and universities have speech codes, administrators reveal their biases in enforcing them.