American colleges and universities can still claim that they are producing more scientists every year but they can juice those numbers by the manner in which they label various academic disciplines as scientific.
Left unspoken in much of the debate over the exploding cost of higher education is the degree to which college and university administrators themselves may be padding their bills.
College catalogues usually don’t come in brown paper wrappers but maybe some of them should.
With one Cornell professor, coming to his conclusions about the Florida recount will improve your grade.
Georgia Tech is being sued for imposing a religious orthodoxy on its students and for an unconstitutional speech code.
When the ABA passes judgment on a law school, it looks at such matters as the size of the library, the teaching load of the faculty, and (of course) the extent to which the school is “diverse.” Whether the classes are taught competently is not directly investigated.
The academic lockout of military recruiters has ended, at least according to the Supreme Court.
Do mental health screenings for children lead to finding problems before they start, or creating problems by drugging kids for life?
While many academics blame the Bush administration for Hurricane Katrina, at least one is blaming Ronald Reagan.
In Wisconsin, one university system is considering a new policy that would grant more right to RAs, while another school’s funding of organizations is examined.