“Unfortunately, what we’re getting throughout America is kids who can’t do math with no speaking skills.”— Mike Morris, chairman and CEO, American Electric Power Company, Inc., July 19, 2011, The Atlantic forum on The New Work Era.
Monthly Archives For July 2011
WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011– Accuracy in Academia is pleased to announce that veteran journalist and author Naomi Riley will discuss tenure in Academia at the next AIA Author’s Night on July 26, 2011. “Accuracy in…
According to Derek Bok, a former president of Harvard, “universities share one characteristic with compulsive and exiled royalty; there is never enough money to satisfy their desires.”
When George Washington University law professor John Banzhaff decided to sue Catholic University over its decision to bring back single-sex dorms, his lawsuit provoked a backlash against commentators who rather liked this return to tradition.
A recent decision by Catholic University president John Garvey to reinstate a single-sex dorm policy at the Washington, D.C. school apparently ruffled some feathers.
To some in academia, federal Title IX regulations that effectively limit sports opportunities in college for men who are inclined to pursue them in order to create athletic possibilities for women who could care less do not go far enough.
“Sociologists have identified an emerging new ethnic population of ‘unhyphenated Americans,’ those whites who claim an ‘American’ ancestry, or none at all.”— Brian K. Arbour, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Accuracy in Academia is proud to announce that veteran journalist Cliff Kincaid will speak at the AIA author’s night on July 20, 2011.
With the upcoming leadership transition in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) from its fourth generation to its heralded fifth generation of leaders, the cross-China Strait relations have warmed significantly between the PRC and Taiwan, a political science professor at Penn claims.
The putative conservative at The New York Times urges conservatives in Congress to accept a budget deal offered by President Obama and the Democrats by citing elite opinion. That should be a red flag that the offer probably is a “no brainer,” although not in the way the cheerleading columnist utilizes the word.