The subsequent outcry that greeted news of this proposal was so vehement, and so vicious, that one would think the College had proposed replacing the Old Well with a statue of George W. Bush.
Those who think that critics of higher education seek to use classrooms for conservative training camps rather than ideological laboratories of the left should hear what economist Roger Meiners has to say.
Despite the protests of Colorado elites, the record of the Rocky Mountain state on academic freedom hardly falls in the “Let a hundred flowers bloom” category.
At least one outraged mother pulled her children out of Carrier Mills-Stonefort Elementary School (kindergarten through 8th grade) after being informed about the cross-dressing day.
A book review I wrote recently focused on a dissection of the work of historian Howard Zinn that appeared in the recently published Intellectual Morons by my predecessor at Accuracy in Academia, Dan Flynn. That review drew a sharp retort from one of Zinn’s many admirers in Academia.
The announcement that George W. Bush won the 2004 presidential election was followed by more than simple distress among University of California Los Angeles students
The election returns last week left many academics distressed.
West Chester (Pa.) University junior Tony Maalouf says, “In the last two and a half months, I was discriminated against more on this campus for being a College Republican than I ever have in my whole life for being an Arab.”
A professor of government and
politics has come under fire from
students for an e-mail she sent to her
pupils promoting a new wave of ads
from the extreme anti-Bush group,
MoveOn Political Action Committee.
To be a conservative college professor in Academia today is akin to performing in a road company of Fiddler on the Roof in Syria, particularly when you are a free-market economist at one of the Seven Sisters of the Ivy League.
The Heritage Foundation hosted a lecture on Thursday, May 24 with Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo of the Westminster Institute contrasting the UK’s methods of radical Islamic terrorism engagement to those of the U.S.
An important revelation from author Edward Klein is the name of the Obama ally who allegedly offered a $150,000 bribe to Obama pastor Jeremiah Wright to be quiet until after the 2008 election. Klein named him as Dr. Eric Whitaker, executive vice president and associate dean at the University of Chicago Medical Center.
In his new book, The Tyranny of Clichés: How Liberals Cheat in the War of Ideas, author Jonah Goldberg delivers a more full-throated defense of Catholicism than students are likely to get in many Jesuit universities.
While the academic world is overwhelmingly either non-profit or attached to state and local governments, left-leaning academics are warning of the danger of the relatively tiny for-profit sector in higher education.
“A ‘social justice bill of rights’ might begin, ‘Government must provide…” a home, car, job, French bulldog puppy, whatever.”—Jonah Goldberg , The Tyranny of Cliché`s.
Dr. Sebastian L. v. Gorka, a member of the faculty of the College of International Security Affairs at the National Defense University, said on Tuesday that the Obama Administration is rapidly revising federal counter-terrorism training materials in order to eliminate references to Jihad and Islam.
The Heritage Foundation invited Army Reserve engineer Colonel Kerry Kachejian to speak about his book, SUVs Suck in Combat, and his military service in Iraq.
Is Georgetown reacting to the crisis over U. S. health care regulations that affect religious schools or stimulating it? Find out in the June issue of AIA’s Campus Report newsletter.
Biased Campuses & Free Pizza
How biased are the campuses?
A debate between
John K. Wilson of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP)
Mal Kline, Executive Director, Accuracy in Academia (AIA)
June 14, 2012
The Van Andel Center
The Heritage Foundation
214 Massachusetts Ave., NE
Washington, D. C.
The event is free for all Capitol Hill and Washington, D. C. –area interns but please R. S. V. P. firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202)364-3085 so that we can get a head count for food..
This event is part of The Frank A. Fusco Conservative University Lecture Series this year, made possible by a generous grant from The Frank A. Fusco and Nelly Goletti Fusco Foundation.
“So the question is, Can the ideas stand on their own merit regardless of who said them? It could be Kaczynski, it could be Mother Teresa, it could be Mr. Anonymous—the ideas are what they are, and the arguments are what they are. So I think from a rational standpoint we should say we can treat the ideas in abstraction from the circumstances in which they appear.”—David F. Skrbina, a lecturer in philosophy at the University of Michigan