In the summary spirit of the season, Accuracy in Academia offers 10 reasons for ending tenure.
Monthly Archives For December 2009
Jane Shaw over at the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy is having second thoughts about her annual alumni gift to her alma mater.
Here’s a research project the Ivy League has just tackled that people outside the Ivies have been onto for generations.
At a recent CATO book discussion, one of the think-tank’s scholars condemned Harvard Professor Cass Sunstein, President Obama’s “regulatory czar,” for coauthoring what he calls an argument against individual rights.
“Santa is clearly a mutant.”
Yes, that’s what a UNC-Chapel Hill employee actually says in a Christmas video produced by the school.
Blogger “Norman Novus,” who claims to be a Case Western Reserve University Ph.D. candidate, wrote on December 18 that “a group of Cleveland’s less cerebrally engaged have take to protesting outside my research suite at Case.” But at least one of his photos is ripped off Getty Images.
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the craziest Christmas stories of 2009.
Believe it or not, someone from academia has actually done a detailed, critical analysis of the accuracy of claims of proponents of the health care reform bill currently before Congress. Of course, that critic is a student, not a professor.
While the war on Christmas often means eliminating Christian references from this jolly season, some scholars want Santa to get a makeover as well.
It seems that the President’s safe schools “czar” pushed more than the envelope in his career.