“Welcome back from spring break students. Can’t believe we’re on the downhill slide to graduation!”—tweet from the UVA School of Education.
“By the way, government subsidies have impacted upon rising tuition costs,” Vice President Joe Biden admitted last month at Florida State University.
“In New Mexico, student and other activists in Alburquerque decided to alter the ‘occupy’name out of respect for the area’s indigenous communities, which have been forcibly occupied for centuries.”—Rethinking Schools magazine, Winter 2011-2012
Though we consider ourselves to have made progress about gender and sexuality, there are still only two public categories to which one can belong.—Jeffrey J. Williams, professor of English and literary and cultural studies at Carnegie Mellon University.
“Dartmouth College professor Brendan Nyhan asserted in May — while Operation Fast and Furious subpoenas were flying on Capitol Hill — that ‘one of the least remarked upon aspects of the Obama presidency has been the lack of scandals.’ Conveniently, he defines scandal as a ‘widespread elite perception of wrongdoing.’”
Michelle Malkin, December 28, 2011
“Paul Krugman , the former Enron advisor whose work in the media-academia-government nexus puts him as far away from normal Americans as one can be while still living in America.” .”—
Former Accuracy in Academia executive director Dan Flynn
“The University of Central Florida is one of more than 30 colleges the Internal Revenue Service has been auditing to see whether they have paid enough taxes on profits earned through advertising, special events and other commercial activities.”— Denise-Marie Balona, Orlando Sentinel, December 10, 2011
“Should teenagers who are too young to drink be allowed to take out five-figure loans?”— Eric Hoover in The Chronicle of Higher Education, December 2, 2011.
“In my law school, we had begun to defend the enemy combatants [in the war on terror] to the point where they had more protections than most Americans do.”—Charles Hill, senior lecturer at Yale in remarks at the Heritage Foundation on November 17, 2011.