“Tuition alone cannot sustain higher education, which means that it’s essential to build support among people who don’t listen to NPR and drive hybrids.”— Chris Beneke, associate professor of history at Bentley University, and Randall Stephens is a reader in history at Northumbria University, in England.
Monthly Archives For April 2013
In the search for silver linings, school choice advocates can look to the hope that emerges in devastated regions.
A problem faced by both Accuracy in Academia and its big sister organization Accuracy in Media: Our goal—an accurate elite—seems ever more elusive by the year.
On higher education, as on a host of issues, U. S. House Republicans offer unique criticisms, then wind up proposing solutions to crises that resemble those of the Democratic Party.
“And the country I was born in had no meaningful civil liberty tradition whatsoever: Canada!”— Donald Alexander Downs, Alexander Meiklejohn Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, on accepting the Bradley Foundation’s Jeane Kirkpatrick prize at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
The unprecedented exodus of appointees from a Democratic presidential administration to the Ivory Tower continues unabated.
Apparently, the lack of professionalism among college grads is so acute that even their professors are starting to notice.
St. John’s University President “describes himself as a ‘Brooklyn guy,’ suggesting a naivete about the high-rolling lives of Saudi princes and other money men who have given prolifically to St. John’s over the years.”~Chronicle of…