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Monthly Archives For October 2010
Researchers are scratching their heads over the massive number of college dropouts.
In his recent foray to George Washington University, the president and his hosts pretty much dropped all pretexts of above-the-fray statesmanship and detached scholarship.
“I’m looking for a Ronald Reagan in 2012. I’ve lived through the 1970s.”—
George Washington University professor Henry Nau at the Heritage Foundation on September 30, 2010.
The conservative contingent on the faculty at Cornell dropped to zero. He left.
PRINCETON, NJ (October 14, 2010)—The National Association of Scholars (NAS) has published a long-buried study on the state of the history research paper in American high schools.
Accuracy in Academia, which has been annoying academics for a quarter of a century, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.
The danger of exposing academia and government to free enterprise is that the former will corrupt the latter.
Apparently, the president is having such a hard time of it politically that he is even losing faith in part of his base—academia.
The good news is that Berkeley produces a skewed world view. The bad news is that it provides an all too accurate microcosm of academia.