As I write this Accuracy In Academia is completing their two day conference Conservative University today on Capitol Hill. While I have to admit the attendance was below expectations (we underestimated the fickleness of hill interns ) the conferences content has been excellent.
At its 20th anniversary dinner, Accuracy in Academia will make its first annual presentation of its Little Churchill awards, named after Ward not Winston, for dubious academic achievement.
Even First Amendment absolutists should question whether any university would countenance Giovannian ad-libs offered by speakers who hold diametrically opposite political views.
If too many bright students do not know who the founding fathers are, as surveys indicate, then UCLA history professor (emeritus) Gary B. Nash may bear a large share of the blame.
Last March, Itamar Marcus, the director of Palestinian Media Watch, spoke at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He was one in a series of speakers brought to the university by a small group of university faculty, students and community members seeking to redress the imbalance of ideas about Israel and the Jews.
Pope Benedict XVI, with the Cold War that John Paul helped to end largely over, has indicated that he will devote more attention to American colleges and universities that are Catholic in Name Only.
David McCullough gives some insight as to why the Ivory Tower produces such, at best, lackluster histories.
High school students in Colorado learned that supposedly harmless pranks can have serious consequences.
East Carolina University will hire a new administrator with the title Assistant to the Chancellor for Institutional Diversity. ECU already has in place such diversity offices as its Office of Intercultural Student Affairs and its Office of Institutional Equity,
It is well settled that the First Amendment fully protects the free speech rights of students, and the Supreme Court has emphasized that religious speech is entitled to the same protections.