“How come we don’t have an intifada in this country?” asked Dr. Hatem Bazian of the University of California at Berkeley.
Private schools abroad that accept government subsidies usually end up losing much of their autonomy and distinctiveness, an economic researcher warns.
A former Temple student has finally been given the go-ahead in his lawsuit against two university officials who, he contends, forced him into a psychiatric ward.
Rep. Walter Jones, a co-sponsor of the Academic Bill of Rights, will address this summer’s Conservative University conference.
Rep. Tom Tancredo, the author of a resolution promoting the teaching of Western civilization, will speak at this summer’s Conservative University.
“We have succeeded in sending a great many people to college and university,” Russell Kirk noted more than 25 years ago. “We have not succeeded in educating most of them.”
Introducing a Great Books curriculum in a state university today is a lot like staging a production of “Fiddler on the Roof” in Saudi Arabia, but Dr. Mark Winchell has succeeded in bringing the classics to Clemson University, albeit one course at a time.
Although civic education is as important today as ever, the median number of high school civics courses has declined by two-thirds over the past 30 years, one scholar reports.
With its dearth of intellectual diversity and its intolerance of dissent, CCSU often seems disturbingly similar to the CCCP, according to one heterodox professor.
“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.”
With women making up more than half of the student body in American colleges and universities, feminists want—the other half.
At a time of record public deficits, personal bankruptcies and business failures at home, not to mention fatal U. S. embassy attacks abroad, only an academic could believe we are being well-governed.
President Obama may have spoken warmly about charter schools but don’t expect his administration to do anything to aid them anytime soon.
A Wharton School economist went a long way towards diagnosing the causes of the explosion in federal disability insurance costs but couldn’t quite bring himself to go the distance.
A professor from a Lutheran college offers an interpretation of the crises affecting American families that is not frequently heard: Children need both parents.
An African-American sociologist recently offered a diagnosis of America’s first African-American president.
“Social Justice” is a term widely evoked, especially academically, but seldom examined.
“It pollutes our discourse with self-congratulation and self-flagellation at the same time.”—Bill McClay of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on “social justice” as currently defined.
“The lesson of the Left’s sustained commitment to ‘social justice’ is that sustained commitment to a message, no matter how flawed, will eventually win out.”—Samuel Gregg of the Acton Institute at the Philadelphia Society meeting…
Parents, students and taxpayers ultimately footing the bill for the epic cost of college should have buyers’ remorse.