Although several studies show that today’s students know less than their 1950s counterparts, the number of “A” grades awarded has increased dramatically.
A Columbia University professor places the blame for terrorism on U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War.
“In 20 years you won’t know the place,” Mary Maples Dunn told Sewanee’s Board of Trustees in 1998. The university appears to be running several years ahead of schedule.
Announcing Conservative University 2004, the cure for the common campus.
“You are not an individual,” a Georgia Tech student is told by her professor. “You did not make it here on your own, but because of society.”
A homosexual group urges students nationwide to “take a vow of silence to peacefully protest the discrimination and harassment faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth in schools.”
Administrators at Bucknell argue with a civil libertarian over whether the university’s policy on “bias-related harassment” constitutes a speech code.
A Georgetown professor offers this analysis of America’s war on terrorism: “I believe that John Ashcroft woke up one day and saw that white people were dwindling in the United States and panicked.”
A Villanova student takes a look at the wave of anti-American propaganda she sees around her.
While many of their peers were watching the NCAA Tournament, California professors mobilized their students to demonstrate against the governor’s proposed budget.
It’s hard to find environmental law in the Constitution, easy to find it in a law school: Maybe that’s why.
The latest Chronicle of Higher Education gives us another reason why it would be good to Drill, baby drill.
Not many would link the CIA acronym with academia but there is a surprising overlap between them.
If you thought service learning involved helping the unfortunate, you have no idea how expansively universities define the concept of “needy:”union organizing and faculty associations make the grade.
A quartet of studies has arrived just in time for the Supreme Court’s consideration of an affirmative action case.
Drawing on data from the U. S. Department of Education, Matthew Ladner of The Friedman Foundation found that reading scores on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) went from 285 in 1971 to 286 in 2008.
One wonders if Superman will ever get remade with the tagline, “For truth, justice and the American way.”
More than a half a century after Alger Hiss betrayed his country, some academics still proclaim his innocence.
Columbia University has a “director of the center for gender and sexuality law” by the name of Katherine Franke who is considered an authority on sexual matters by The New York Times.
College graduates, disappointed to find that they are working in minimum-wage positions rather than the “green jobs” their university promised them, might be startled to learn that they got their wish.