Recent Articles

Brown Decision at 50

, Sean Grindlay

“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.”

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Diversity at Chapel Hill

, Malcolm A. Kline

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.

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Campus Conservatives Duke It Out

, Malcolm A. Kline

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.

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Grade Inflation (PC)

, Malcolm A. Kline

Although several studies show that today’s students know less than their 1950s counterparts, the number of “A” grades awarded has increased dramatically.

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Recent Articles

Academics Discover Slackers

, Malcolm A. Kline

To the uncredentialled, it may often appear that academics receive many degrees, not to mention a multitude of research grants, in order to ascertain what many can figure out by simple observation.

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Academic Matrix of Domination

, Deborah Lambert

Dr. Walter Williams, a distinguished economics professor at George Mason University, noted recently that taxpayers have an imperfect understanding of the academic rot that exists at our nation’s colleges, adding that “what distinguishes one college from the other is the magnitude of that rot.”

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Modern-Day Ethical Dilemmas

, Malcolm A. Kline

“Those who find it comfortable going into high ethical strictures go into politics, those who don’t do into academia.”—Michigan State University economist Steven Waldman noted wryly at the fifth anniversary of the Free State Foundation.

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