The bunch, which includes a few professors (a very few, let it be said), are arguing that my column is acceptable grounds upon which the university’s College of Arts and Sciences must desist in their efforts to propose a program in Western Civilization that would win an outside grant worth several million dollars.
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.
Reed Irvine started AIA in 1985 because he saw that too many professors were using classrooms the way that too many reporters used newsrooms—to influence events rather than provide actual accounts of the past and present.
Diedra performed her cartwheel on the Tuesday before the Veterans Day holiday. She was then told that she was suspended the following day.
The subsequent outcry that greeted news of this proposal was so vehement, and so vicious, that one would think the College had proposed replacing the Old Well with a statue of George W. Bush.
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.
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.
Being an identifiable Conservative Republican can exact a social cost, particularly in the professional mine field of academic life today.
At least one outraged mother pulled her children out of Carrier Mills-Stonefort Elementary School (kindergarten through 8th grade) after being informed about the cross-dressing day.
A book review I wrote recently focused on a dissection of the work of historian Howard Zinn that appeared in the recently published Intellectual Morons by my predecessor at Accuracy in Academia, Dan Flynn. That review drew a sharp retort from one of Zinn’s many admirers in Academia.