Although most Americans credit President Ronald Reagan with winning this country’s Cold War with the former Soviet Union, many universities offer a different spin on the half-century-old conflict, such as the one frequently taught at Colgate University.
Students, and faculty, who want to serve their country can expect to traverse a metaphoric obstacle course laid out by college administrators before running on a real one for their drill instructors.
When a Simpson College management professor publicly criticized one of her students in a letter to the editor of the school newspaper, she added a page he may not want in his permanent record.
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.
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.
Being an identifiable Conservative Republican can exact a social cost, particularly in the professional mine field of academic life today.
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.