Normally one would expect that when attending a Catholic university that that the school would follow the teachings of the church on issues of abortion, homosexuality etc…
On the face of it, Catholic teaching would seem to be as compatible with Charles Darwin’s theories of evolution as classical music devotees would be with the audience at a grunge rock concert, but there has been a rapprochement over the course of the past decade.
Beleagured campus conservatives at American University get advice from iconoclastic Georgia Tech senior who fought the educational establishment and won.
On August 1, Catholic League president William Donohue wrote to Cathy Gorn, executive director of National History Day (NHD), about the contents of a flier promoting its 2006 program.
When professors go outside their subject areas, the results are usually not pretty. Take the case of philosophy professor Barbara Forrest, called on to challenge the scientific theory of intelligent design in fora academic and legal.
Did American public schools make the grade? The answer is an unsatisfying “not really.”
Move over, Ward Churchill — there is a professor who might be even more, er, controversial than you.
It’s the great conceit of modern liberalism that if good things are to happen, they have to be arranged by authorities.
Conservative and libertarian professors and students find themselves up against the wall when defending their free speech rights largely because of the so-called guardians of academic freedom.
According to some recently published data, educators at many of the nation’s top colleges and universities are heavy donors to Democratic candidates.
Marrying the professoriate to America’s fighting force is a marriage even a Las Vegas official wouldn’t bless yet such a union is taking place right now in Pennsylvania.
A campus conservative at UC Davis was so disgusted by slanted coverage of the Occupy movement that he reached out to Fox News and provided the channel a video showing police officers being surrounded by protesters after dismantling an illegal tent site.
Recently, from inside of academia, veterans of academe have made proposals for reforming higher education that may be among the most far-reaching of any to come from colleges and universities in many a decade.
Fresh from Occupying Wall Street, demonstrators are training their sights on the City University of New York which is planning on raising tuition.
“Should teenagers who are too young to drink be allowed to take out five-figure loans?”— Eric Hoover in The Chronicle of Higher Education, December 2, 2011.
“One might sooner see a herd of unicorns march down Wall Street that a world where student loans are interest-free.” Eric Hoover in The Chronicle of Higher Education, December 2, 2011.
As an amateur Civil War buff, having walked the hallowed battlegrounds of Gettysburg and Antietam, I greatly appreciate any best-selling book that discusses one of our nation’s greatest triumphs: the American Civil War.
In the latest issue of Accuracy in Academia’s monthly Campus Report newsletter, AIA offers 100 arguments against tenure.
What do you get when you combine pagans, two witches, and the Air Force Academy? Eighty thousand taxpayer dollars.
When academics help to craft a law, they can take a leave of absence to shepherd it through Congress, then go back to class to proclaim its virtues. The rest of us get to live under the statute.