While the number of literary readers has remained constant since 1982—96 million—fewer Americans, as a percentage, are reading. Currently, not quite 47% of Americans admit to engaging in literary reading in the past year.
Increasing the size of Pell Grants may make college more expensive, according to a new report from the Cato Institute, a Washington, DC think tank.
News from campuses around the country…
North Carolina students looking for a free ride need only to gain acceptance at the state’s selective governor’s school.
To get an idea of just how factually inaccurate classroom lectures can be, just take a look at the books that accompany them.
A growing number of students are responding to the increasingly secular, even pagan, nature of most colleges and universities by a taking a walk, to a more religious institution of higher learning.
Community colleges can be every bit as biased to the left as their Ivy League and state university counterparts.
Two veteran professors from both coasts gave Campus Report radio listeners an idea of the chill on free speech of politically correct norms in academia particularly on issues relating in any way to race.
Americans were understandably upset to learn that University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill compared the victims who died in the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center to “Little Eichmans,” likening them to the infamous Nazi war criminal. These same Americans should know that there are a platoon of “Little Churchills” in colleges and universities throughout the United States.
Campus Report’s “Squeaky Chalk” columnist reviews the Summers’ controversy and the war for fun.