With its dearth of intellectual diversity and its intolerance of dissent, CCSU often seems disturbingly similar to the CCCP, according to one heterodox professor.
“The promise of Brown will never be fulfilled,” a civil rights leader argues, “if the educational establishment, its enablers, [and] its cheerleaders resist reforms proven to elevate black educational achievement.”
Left to their own devices, the powers that be at UNC-Chapel Hill opt for the liberal answer to every question—from whom to choose for a commencement speaker to what to require for course reading.
Although at least one professor thinks that they are not too bright, conservative students at Duke University, who are plentiful, and faculty members, who are not, have found some ingenious ways to get their point across.
A philosophy scholar looks at the current state of academia and offers some suggestions for battling PC orthodoxy.
Monroe Community College has hosted drag strippers, but the New York school draws the line at sending care packages to U.S. troops: “We can’t get involved in anything that controversial.”
An enormous problem in itself, student misbehavior is exacerbated by teachers’ and schools’ fear of lawsuits, a recent study indicates.
Jean Cobbs’ political affiliation has made her a marked woman at Virginia State University, the historically black school where she has served on the faculty since 1971.
The first 50 students who sign up for Conservative University this year will have the chance to sit in the audience at CNN’s “Crossfire.”
Although several studies show that today’s students know less than their 1950s counterparts, the number of “A” grades awarded has increased dramatically.
In the highly competitive online environment where everyone is seeking to develop a niche market, Christian colleges appear to be gaining ground, according to Education News.
A new documentary film called “The Lottery” that takes on the topic of charter schools, is getting cheers and jeers from critics and filmgoers.
“Too many Republicans ran like Ronald Reagan but governed like Jimmy Carter.”
—Ken Blackwell at a June 21, 2010 AIA authors’ night explaining the GOP’s recent reversal of electoral fortunes
Liberty University School of Law welcomed the TeenPact Judicial Program for the third consecutive year. TeenPact Judicial is an intense, weeklong program, which instructs highly motivated and intelligent teenage students interested in the study of law.
Stanford University’s Jon Krosnick has either been distorting climate polling to suit his ideological position for years or he is an utterly incompetent pollster. The solid bet is on the former.
For students who are bored with the same old special interest campus groups, Naomi Rockler-Gladen reported that they might try something a bit out of the ordinary.
Has higher education become the equivalent of a giant Ponzi scheme? Perhaps.
Michael Jackson changed music and pop culture, but a Texas Tech University pop culture guru can speak about the King of Pop’s impact in fields such as engineering, law, medicine and psychology.
Given the lack of student interest in reading these days, it’s no surprise that the University of California at Berkeley decided to completely change the dynamics of the summer reading list.