Jean Cobbs’ political affiliation has made her a marked woman at Virginia State University, the historically black school where she has served on the faculty since 1971.
Articles By: Malcolm A. Kline
Monroe Community College has hosted drag strippers, but the New York school draws the line at sending care packages to U.S. troops: “We can’t get involved in anything that controversial.”
“In 20 years you won’t know the place,” Mary Maples Dunn told Sewanee’s Board of Trustees in 1998. The university appears to be running several years ahead of schedule.
Although several studies show that today’s students know less than their 1950s counterparts, the number of “A” grades awarded has increased dramatically.
A Georgetown professor offers this analysis of America’s war on terrorism: “I believe that John Ashcroft woke up one day and saw that white people were dwindling in the United States and panicked.”
A homosexual group urges students nationwide to “take a vow of silence to peacefully protest the discrimination and harassment faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth in schools.”
In Professor Winsome Jackson’s comparative government class at Sierra College, students received 20 bonus points for attending a play not exactly known for its geopolitical insights.
While many of their peers were watching the NCAA Tournament, California professors mobilized their students to demonstrate against the governor’s proposed budget.
A professor calls Republicans “fascists” on his personal website but with his university linked to it, he opens up questions of whether academic liberty is at stake or pedagogical license has gone haywire
Mention the classics on college campuses today and you are lucky if you get references to Coca-Cola or cars—and that’s in the faculty lounges and administration offices.