Abstinence education must be working. The educational establishment is trying to fight it.
The pro-union Graduate Employees and Students Organization’s report, titled “The (Un)Changing Face of the Ivy League,” purports to expose discrimination in the hiring mechanisms of Ivy League schools.
In North Carolina university, community college, and state budget office officials have spent part of the week lobbying state legislators for more funding for higher education, while arguing against proposed line-item budget cuts.
Harvard President Larry Summers got in hot water when he publicly stated that there were “innate” differences between all the sexes that keep some women from reaching higher levels in the sciences. But unless Summers was a blithering idiot, he wouldn’t have made such a statement guaranteed to rile rabid college women’s studies holdovers lest he have some info to back it up.
Campus observations and inanities from around the country. . .
Calls for more intensive early childhood education programs often accompany studies revealing that American students lag behind their international peers.
The sad truth about a society that becomes increasingly politicized by the day is that the principal victim is integrity. Thoughtfulness and honesty count for less and less and appearances count for more and more.
The experience of Larry Summers at Harvard University shows the penalties paid by academics who are factually accurate but politically incorrect, even when they are liberal Democrats. Imagine what would happen if they were libertarians.
The higher education establishment now shares the mores of popular culture—as seen in Desperate Housewives and Sex in the City and reality shows like Who Wants to Marry My Dad? —and has turned them from bawdy entertainment to theory, according to a new report from the Independent Women’s Forum.
One of the few genuine academic experts on African Studies has explained the problems that plague that continent, such as famine and civil war, in great clarity in numerous books and articles, but his message has not been particularly welcome in academia.
An academic veteran is concerned with the degree to which student debt affects academic performance. Now if only university VIPs would notice the extent to which college costs lead to student debt.
One Catholic university has cancelled a speaker who is pro-choice on abortion.
Scientists at Columbia University in New York have created cloned human embryos and then destroyed them for their embryonic stem cells.
What colleges do to donors takes “biting the hand that feeds you” to a whole new level of tetanus.
Noted scholar John K. Wilson objected to our quarterly review of professors we have covered.
The rift within the Omaha School Board over decision making, along with a series of fiscal and administrative blunders and consistently low test scores have made it abundantly clear that the Omaha Public Schools system is not working as it should be.
We usually write about bad news in academia, of which there is no shortage. Nevertheless, in keeping with the spirit of the era, we must make note of signs of hope and change.
Those religious institutions which were told that the national health care law passed by Congress and signed by the president would not force them to comply with parts of the statute that conflict with their religion may have been misinformed.
A tenured professor at UCLA rates media bias.