Reading alone is a lost art and reading outside your comfort zone is even rarer in an age of microaggressions and trigger warnings. Yet and still, an associate professor at John Brown University suggests we do just that.
Sometimes what looks like bad news inside academe may actually be a good omen for the rest of us.
Aaron Barlow of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) argues that social media has been the undoing of pedagogues in America.
Members of an earlier generation remember exactly where they were when President Kennedy was assassinated. For a later generation, it was 9-11.
A small, private Christian college in Point Lookout, Missouri made headlines this week after the global apparel company Nike cut an ad with controversial football athlete Colin Kaepernick.
A Penn State University mathematics professor allegedly included his political views in multiple exams.
BLSA’s neutrality pledge is quite remarkable in an age when there is precious little that universities or university organizations are neutral about.
And maybe school boards as well, thanks to an “urgency statute signed into law by outgoing California Governor Jerry Brown.
If newspaper reporters largely seem to act as press agents for government programs, perhaps part of the reason may lie in the practical training they receive in college.
Ben Jealous, the former president of the NAACP, is running for governor as a Democratic Party candidate against Republican incumbent Governor Larry Hogan. Jealous beat a more moderate, business-friendly Democrat in the primary, and has…
A dean at Pomona College told clubs to not use a blacklist for its club activities and events, which was based off of anonymous complaints to club event organizers.
A trio of writers with credentials who managed to place dubious articles in academic journals are already being dismissed by academics attempting to downplay the prank.
Colorado State University recently published a new social media guide for its students and organizations.
And that can’t make many people at the University of Texas at Austin happy.
They’re usually only grading how much states and schools spend, not how much students learn.
And the campus activists and their mentors won’t tell you.
But no one questions them on it because they usually call it something else.
San Diego State University will not release the race of crime suspects, per a new policy for its police department.
A conservative commentator on YouTube, Steven Crowder, upset Texas Christian University administrators over his most recent “Change My Mind” tour on whether “rape culture” exists. Crowder filmed it on a public sidewalk in front of the university.
To realize the devolution that has taken place in America for about three-quarters of a century, look at the emphasis a famous Democratic president placed on liberty.