That’s right. At Duke University, students can get credit for a course entitled “Campus Culture and Drinking,” according to the American Council of Trustees and Alumni.
You know that political correctness has gotten out of hand when even leftist stalwart Marcus Raskin conveys his distaste for some of the excesses of PC language.
Some professors not only have erroneous knowledge of their own subjects but also feel obligated to preach about that which they do not know.
At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, a conservative professor has PC administrators ruing the day they granted him tenure.
Making its break from reality official, the American Association of University Professors named as its new chief a college administrator who is famous for sponsoring conferences on sex at a state university.
In the span of a month, two killings have shocked the college community at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, leading to questions regarding the UNC system’s admission policies as well as campus security.
Last month, commencement-day speakers around the country used the podium to deliver the same sort of political broadsides that students can expect to hear if they tune in to this year’s Democratic convention.
Religious freedom in America’s schools is under attack—and courtrooms frequently provide the battleground.
We don’t have to worry about our college graduation rate. We do have to worry about what happens before students get to college.
Our 40th president summed up a problem in American education today in words worth reading, along with one of his simple solutions.
A key dividing line between those within the Ivory Tower and those without might be on the issue of taxes: Academics like them while the rest of us clearly don’t.
The Associated Press might actually be onto something in its education coverage.
“The Cuban model doesn’t even work for us anymore.”—Fidel Castro, September 8, 2010, interview in The Atlantic
A seminal trend may be occurring in media coverage of education, at least at the K-12 level: The press is starting to notice where the problem comes from.
In the war on terror, a BC sociologist sees the major problem in the Middle East as—Israel.
December 15 is Bill of Rights Day.
When trying to convince dubious students of the benefits of social security when they are all too familiar with the costs, professors might well ask the question: “Who are you going to believe, me or your paycheck?”
Hope springs eternal in the academic breast, at least for the secular.
One good way to gauge the political climate on a campus is by looking at the activities the university sanctions.
Maybe liberal Democrats are accomplishing what conservative Republicans never could: Identifying teacher unions as a key obstacle to genuine education reform.