Once again, Accuracy in Academia covers a case of academic freedom denied that the AAUP ignores.
If school boards across the country find themselves at war with parents, they might be under siege because of the bullseye that they have metaphorically painted on their backs.
Bucknell Women’s Resource Center director Molly Dragiewicz was offered the chance to co-sponsor a speech by American Enterprise Institute scholar Christina Hoff Sommers. Dragiewicz responded by smearing Sommers as “opposed to gender equity” and lacking in “intellectual integrity.”
A new initiative at Colgate has riled both students and alumni supporters of the Greek system.
The elevation of Pope Benedict XVI to the Papal Suite at the Vatican might give some of America’s Catholic colleges and universities the chance to be more than Catholic in Name Only.
Last week UCLA’s Muslim Student Association and United Arab Society sponsored their annual “Justice for Palestine Week,” a four-day anti-Israel lecture series and poster exhibit.
Although he still considers himself an environmentalist, law professor David Schoenbrod’s embrace of free market approaches to protecting the environment are viewed with suspicion in the halls of higher education.
Penn State has learned of a new electrical engineering concept: the War in Iraq is wrong.
It’s not just at institutions like the Santa Clara University, UNC-Chapel Hill, and others that have a large number of professors who subscribe to liberal ideology. Research performed by Dan Klein and others indicates there is a large bias against conservative and libertarian professors in academia today.
Dr. Farhat Haq’s joust with criminology professor Mike Adams from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington is amazingly ragged for a college professor who has been giving lectures for two decades.
The good news is that our political elites from both parties are highly educated. The bad news is the education that they and their progeny receive.
Whether attempted by nominally conservative Republicans or genuinely liberal Democrats, efforts to reform public schools from the top down seem to have a higher failure rate than most inner city public schools.
In a new report from the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP), the non-profit notes that while more minority young adults are going to college, one in ten of young adults in poverty have received a degree or postsecondary credential.
In public school districts across America, the financial crisis has been followed by calls for school district cutbacks, layoffs and wage freezes amid budget crises.
AJC: The establishment of the European Union, along with the West’s fascination with multiculturalism, has led to the dismantling of native-Europeans’ cultural and religious identities, and has sparked an uprising among European youths—Muslim and non-Muslim alike.
Wesleyan’s freshman orientation program is not at all a program designed to teach students to throw the words “Racist” and “Homophobic” around like candy.
It’s so, so much worse than that.
AJC: The greatest burst of spending that the federal government ever undertook has, conversely, generated a renewed interest in free market economics in some very surprising quarters. Specifically, the pioneering Austrian school of free market economics is experiencing something of a renaissance.
As has been chronicled by AIA, one of the indicators of potential indoctrination is when parents are shielded from educators’ curriculum or the “teaching moments” to which their children will be exposed.
Two years after his death, William F. Buckley, Jr., the ultimate conservative man of letters, still has a lot to teach the young and the rightward. In turn, there is no better person to pass on these lessons than the man who has become the preeminent historian of the conservative movement—Lee Edwards.
The number of learned folk who offer an opinion on Arizona’s immigration law without reading it keeps growing and growing and growing….