A New York University law professor who has analyzed Supreme Court quota cases, like many proponents of affirmative action, is hard put to give an estimate of something diversity offices make a goal of—the increase in enrollment in college of minority students using racial preferences.
Articles By: Malcolm A. Kline
Although educators and education officials frequently proclaim themselves to be staunch defenders of free speech, all too often, teachers’ unions, aided and abetted by school district officials can pose a danger to individual freedom.
Everything that is wrong with higher education, and, for that matter, most major media, was on stunning display for the past two years as the district attorney in Durham, North Carolina attempted to prosecute a bogus rape case against three Duke lacrosse players.
Even at the collegiate level, it is a good idea to look carefully at proposals that are “bipartisan,” such as the proposed increase in student fees at George Washington University here that students there recently rejected in an online vote that both the College Democrats and College Republicans supported.
Looked at one way, it is somewhat surprising that academics have become advocates of open immigration.
In promoting their latest cause, liberals have managed to enlist a member of a small group getting smaller by the year—conservatives in academia.
Look for the latest documentary from self-described gadfly Michael Moore to make the rounds of American college campuses in the not-so-distant future.
University administrators have long advocated pulling their endowment funds out of investments that benefit countries that the elites find odious yet while they have divested themselves of holdings in nations such as South Africa or Israel, they are reluctant to pull their chips out of Iran, no matter how many terrorist watch lists U. S. government agencies put the regime on.
At the same time that American students are becoming more and more technologically adept, they are increasingly less and less likely to possess rudimentary capabilities, data from the National School Boards Association (NSBA) indicates.
Believe it or not, we came across some outside-the-box academic research that does not look that bad.