Academics in their own words, for better or, more frequently, for worse in the latest issue of Accuracy in Academia’s Campus Report newsletter.
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More than a half a century after Alger Hiss betrayed his country, some academics still proclaim his innocence.
“Despite the fact that more than half of faculty members say on surveys that an important goal for undergraduate instruction is to ‘encourage students to become agents of social change,’ colleges don’t have much of an effect on student political participation.” —Canadian sociologist Neil Gross
“One of the lone drawbacks of affirmative action is that mediocrity can become an expectation.”— Khadijah Davis is a sophomore in the School of Nursing and Health Studies at Georgetown University.
See why the Obama years resemble a classroom lecture in the latest issue of Accuracy in Academia’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.
“Given the choice between losing their jobs or keeping the full 4 hours on instruction for students who enter the college with English as their second language and with significant lack of preparation for college level work, English faculty chose to act on behalf of their students and their colleagues have supported them”.—the Academic Senate of Queensborough Community College in Bayside, N. Y.
Find out how racial preferences hurt blacks in higher education in the latest issue of AIA’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.
On June 14, 2012, Mal Kline, the executive director of Accuracy in Academia, debated John K. Wilson of the American Association of University Professors at the Heritage Foundation. Wilson, who edits the academe blog for…
Find out whether businessmen “didn’t build” America in the latest issue of Accuracy in Academia’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.
Find out what slant that PBS is teaching teachers from in Accuracy in Academia’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.