John Kenneth Galbraith was a leader in American academia in condemning the market economy without ever, it appears, actually having studied it.
A student at Roger Williams University who benefited from a minority scholarship fund uses this experience to help an ethnic group he views as disadvantaged—white Americans.
Students signing up for an Introduction to Fiction course at Purdue University expecting to experience Hemingway might find themselves surprised to be watching a movie noted mostly for its nudity.
Oklahoma University officials crack down on a geophysicist who backs gun ownership but showcase an anthropologist who thinks cannibals get a bad rap.
At Purdue, a history professor takes a vaguely obscene view of America’s past.
Decades of teaching in colleges and universities and exposure to alleged history textbooks such as the California-approved Rereading America led Dr. George Zilbergeld to compose his own textbook, audaciously entitled A Reader for the Politically Incorrect.
In her book The Language Police, Diane Ravitch opens our eyes to the world behind school textbooks, a world ruled by censorship and dictated by the demands of interest groups.
When colleges and universities talk about inclusion, there is always one group that they try to leave out—Vietnam War veterans.
There is no question that most academicians are liberal acolytes. There is no question that this is true even among so-called religious institutions.
A veteran public school teacher offers some observations that the National Education Association probably won’t like.
Ninety Georgetown faculty members and administrators have gone public with a letter attacking Republican vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan’s budget proposal but the bill of particulars in the missive does not match up to the content of his plan.
“Educational establishments have been making promises to students they cannot keep.” –Aaron Barlow, New York City College of Technology (CUNY).
“In college, the views academics impress upon their students are all too frequently based on partisan progressive politics, radical professorial notions or hypotheses masquerading as well-established theories — for example, anthropogenic global warming.”— meteorologist Anthony J. Sadar.
It turns out that the United States may be losing out on yet another international education comparison.
“College graduates should not have to live out their 20s in their childhood bedrooms, staring up at fading Obama posters and wondering when they can move out and get going with life.”—U. S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc.
The U. S. Department of Education is using a federal anti-discrimination statute in a way that is sure to drive even more men off of college campuses, where they are already a minority.
Even on the economic issues that underpin the Occupiers’ angst, it is difficult not to notice that while businesses remain boarded up from coast to coast, government agencies do not.
On June 14, 2012, Mal Kline, the executive director of Accuracy in Academia, debated John K. Wilson of the American Association of University Professors at the Heritage Foundation. Wilson, who edits the academe blog for…
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