A team of researchers from Penn looked at the condition of higher education and came to about the same conclusion that academics usually come to when pressed to make a self-examination: Universities need more money.
Monthly Archives For February 2014
One of the fascinating things about journalism is looking at the factual data that both sides of a controversy agree on and finding that the facts support the critics’ viewpoints.
Opposition to the Common Core education reform efforts of the Obama Administration has crossed political lines to a remarkable degree.
The Obama Administration’s former Homeland Security Chief has taken over the University of California. “Janet Napolitano had zero experience leading a college before she became president of the University of California last year,” Eric Kelderman wrote in The Chonicle of Higher Education.
With a straight face, professors mostly tell you that they avoid advocacy.
One wonders whether Christie ever imagined such a small return on the personal political investment he made when praising the Obama Administration’s declaration of superintendence over Hurricane Sandy relief a week before the 2012 presidential election.
The U. S. Department of Education wants for-profit colleges to prove that their graduates are gainfully employed. For their part, the for-profits claim that their non-profit counterparts would fail such a test.
Why does a campus with such a diverse student body need a “Center for Student Diversity”?
Feminist groups at several universities recently took part in an effort called “Edit Wikipedia Day,” to address what they perceive as the sexist flaws in the website.
In a bold move on today’s politically correct campuses, a group of brave libertarian students at the University of Michigan recently decided to stand up and tell the school that they were, in effect, “mad as hell and not going to take it anymore.”