In the fabled past, students in colleges and universities were penalized for giving an incorrect answer on an exam, now they risk a lower grade if they don’t.
By every conceivable measure, the environment is getting better, not worse, with time but most college professors are reluctant to acknowledge the improvement, particularly on their own campuses.
Every year, millionaire college presidents and lobbyists come to Washington, D. C. to plead for more federal money from American taxpayers in order to educate the public but you get a different story when you actually go to a few college towns.
Colleges and universities spend billions on women’s studies programs, mostly at the taxpayers’ expense, but coeds are avoiding these programs to a greater extent than television viewers avoid the WB.
What do Conservative Republican William Bennett and Liberal Democrat Larry Summers have in common?
In his columns, books and public appearances, Professor Mike Adams has become something of a crusader for the first amendment rights of students but he has experienced his own share of professional censorship.
Faith & Family magazine may have come up with a great way of determining whether schools that nominally share the religion of Pope Benedict XVI are actually Catholic in Name Only (CINO).
New York, N. Y.—Last summer, about two dozen law school professors from nominally Catholic colleges and universities protested the then-pending nomination of U. S. Supreme Court nominee John Roberts, a Catholic convert, but they did not do so from a Catholic perspective.
When students do receive a good college education, they have usually taught themselves, but too many undergraduates do not make the effort, according to a recently retired professor who describes himself as an “unrepentant liberal.”
Employers are finding it harder and harder to find staffers who can write clearly and coherently, and colleges and universities are largely to blame, Professor Nan Miller says.