The liberal intelligentsia are doing more to bowdlerize Christianity than anything that was ever done by Caligula. They are just more refined about it.
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.
We actually found a woman of letters at the Modern Language Association
Can one make a carbon footprint while en route to a convention where environmentalism is the dominant faith?
Heard at the Modern Language Association: “When we teach literature, we teach what we already know, only slightly differently.” Jean Michel Rabate’, University of Pennsylvania
Academics in their own words, for better or, more frequently, for worse in the latest issue of Accuracy in Academia’s Campus Report newsletter.
It’s that time of year again. Accuracy in Academia is off to cover the Modern Language Association’s annual convention. This is the largest gathering of English professors on the planet.
Robert Pacquette, a history professor at Hamilton College, recently wrote that although he’s a traditional historian who teaches the principles of limited government and respect for private property, he doesn’t think that those facts register with today’s students.
The deadliest school massacre in history did not involve a gun; occurred before there were video games or violent television shows yet when God was still in the classroom.
People are still saying wise things, although usually off campus. In collecting the wisdom from the past year, that’s where we found most of the sagacious sayings.
Often we find that what is most revealing in covering the higher education beat is what academics reveal about themselves.
“College student loan debt now surpasses $1 trillion,” Vicki Alger from the Independent Women’s Forum pointed out last summer.