One of the few tenured professors to get laid off found that there is life after academia, and a more productive one at that.
Evidently, academics finally found a tax they don’t like.
As the U. S. lurches towards a planned economy, it might be interesting to look at the experiences of countries which have already adopted this approach.
It turns out that the man famous for concocting “the Phillips Curve” that a generation of economics students had to memorize didn’t believe in it himself.
English professors, it seems, want to teach anything but English.
When professors drop their guard, you get to realize how decayed education is, higher and lower. “We prefer to pretend that bad students don’t exist,” Gerald Graff of the University of Illinois at Chicago told the panel.
A professor from George Mason University ran a slide show of naked lesbians to accompany her presentation at the Modern Language Association (MLA) annual convention in Chicago this year.
Apparently Rachel Carson no longer provides enough inspiration to environmentalists. They are now going back to find environmental messages written long before the first Earth Day was commemorated.
A trio of academics at the Modern Language Association’s (MLA) annual convention took obligatory swipes at conservative critics of the president in a panel on his best-selling memoir, Dreams from My Father. Oddly enough, though, they confirmed the essential facts behind much of the naysayers’ criticisms of that volume.
Usually when a group gets “mission creep,” it’s because they’ve accomplished their original mission.