As millions line up to see “Fahrenheit 9/11” in large metropolitan areas, a small but growing number of reviewers are questioning the so-called documentary’s accuracy.
In an effort to revive their atrophied brain cells before the swiftly approaching fall semester, college students turn to two experts from the world of publishing and academia for a belated summer reading list.
History shows that independent entrepreneurs routinely outperform their government-subsidized counterparts, says Dr. Burt Folsom, but historical examples of this principle are frequently excluded from today’s textbooks.
Mike S. Adams is a conservative—not a shocking thing in and of itself, until one realizes that Adams is also a college professor.
Academics are still in a state of denial about the overwhelming dominance of liberal Democrats in higher education, despite the presence on many campuses of many once-high-profile partisans.
Conservative students shouldn’t be afraid of being seen as novelties, says Charles Mitchell, president of the Bucknell University Conservatives Club. “If you’re an out-of-the-closet conservative on campus, you’re most likely a novelty anyway.”
To elevate racial sensitivity, some colleges have come up with a game for resident assistants called “the privilege walk.”
Although federal spending on education has more than quadrupled over the past 40 years, standardized test scores have stagnated or even declined, notes a Cato Institute scholar.
When the panelists on Accuracy in Academia’s summer conference panel on “women’s studies” took a shot at answering the question, “What do women want?,” they gave answers that few college professors would give an “A” to.
Linda Chavez examines the inner workings of America’s teachers’ unions, whose “ultimate goal,” in the candid words of a former NEA head, is “to tap the legal, political, and economic powers of the U.S. Congress … [to] collect votes to re-order the priorities of the United States of America.”