Berkeley is creating a financial version of the heckler’s veto, and it must be rejected.
When old established universities opened branch campuses abroad in the first decade of this century, the education press was full of glowing coverage generated by university press releases but the news from abroad has slowed to a trickle, and it’s not because nothing is happening there.
After student protests rocked the campus of the University of Missouri in 2015, student enrollment has dropped significantly.
A recent Brookings Institution survey, for example, found that 44 percent of students believed so-called “hate speech” is not protected by the first amendment while another 16 percent answered “don’t know.”
In a “Dear Colleague” letter to university administrators, the U. S. Department of Education reversed the Obama Administration’s guidance urging school officials to go above and beyond, some would say outside, the law while investigating charges of sexual harassment under Title IX laws.
Whenever a journalism school claims it has found a new and improved way to train reports, it seems, the result is an even more partisan and ideological training camp than what is already in place.
The Minneapolis public school system is experiencing a massive student exodus and guess where they’re going.
Last summer the Annenberg Public Policy Center (APCC) at Penn elected to test Americans’ Constitutional awareness but may have contributed to historical misconceptions in the process.
U. S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos vow to bring due process and the rule of law back to Title IX investigations of sexual harassment “triggered” much predicable criticism from equally predictable critics, such as former Vice President Joe Biden.
Every now and then, public officials announce an ostensibly “get tough” education reform, ostensibly to make schools work better. Conversely, it usually involves more governmental control and less individual freedom.
The song line at NC State University, “the winds of Dixie,” could offend minority students, claimed a student op-ed.
Why Faculty Should Not Choose Who May, and May Not Speak on University Campuses
Here we go again with another hate crime hoax in academia, only this time it’s at the Air Force Academy.
According to a college professor in Florida, the Disney film classic “Beauty and the Beast” contains “toxic masculine capitalism.”
Adjunct professors at Cerritos College are unhappy with their low wages and being perceived as inferior by tenured college faculty, known as ‘tenuresplaining.’
Well, what do you know? The Jesuit university I went to is actually doing something religious.
Three professors claimed that minority students suffer “psychological harm” due to offensive memorials and monuments, such as the Confederate statues.
At the multicultural office of Providence College, someone had put up a display to stab a “Trumpkin.” The office removed the display after the College Republicans issued a complaint, with the university recognizing it was not…
In a move sure to annoy the academic left already hostile to him, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed an executive order effectively outlawing BDS in the state.
Those who would debate gun control, inside and outside academe, face a special problem when explaining what Chicago exemplifies.