Defenders of the status quo in education like to portray themselves as on a higher plane than critics of same but a look at what they are defending usually leaves the uninitiated wondering why such an allegedly highbrow crowd goes in for enterprises that could, at best, be described as lowbrow.
Did you ever wonder why we get those unique studies and courses coming out of legendary colleges and universities? We get them because our tax dollars are at work paying for them.
On the next episode of Accuracy in Academia’s Campus Report, I will be joined by two guests who have played key roles in some of the most divisive battles in education.
Although most will claim it as their guiding philosophy, today’s educrats might find some alarming skeletons in the closet of their progressive forefathers of a century ago.
Why do academics tend to terminate with extreme prejudice attempts to study western civilizations such as that of ancient Rome? Perhaps they fear the lessons that moderns might learn from them.
With shocking images and sound bites depicting anti-Israeli speakers and the effects that they have on the students they address, a new documentary tackles the question, “Is anti-Israeli hate speech on college campuses really a problem?”
As always, when we ran a story on one college that looks like it is Catholic in Name Only (CINO), our readers gave us tips on others—usually their alma maters.
There is another school of thought that believes that neither the toleration by academia nor the lack of University statements is the problem. The real problem is the double standard to which these schools adhere.
Nearly half of the blacks attending colleges and universities considered top of the line are either immigrants, the children of immigrants or biracial.
At least one economist at Rhode Island College, like too many of her academic counterparts, does not let trends in the economy cloud her economic views.