A noted scholar blasts campus “diversity” campaigns as condescending.
The ways in which America’s colleges and universities are rotting are many. Perhaps the most bitter pill to swallow is that despite the decay, the cost of college has ballooned more than tenfold in real terms in the past quarter century.
SUNY-Potsdam’s War on Frats Daniel Flynn Cops Sicced on Greeks for Giving Out Cocoa, Wearing Letters Faternities at the State University of New York at Potsdam (SUNY-Potsdam) are crying foul after their member were threatened…
An Accuracy in Academia Address by Bill Lind.
An Accuracy in Academia Address by Dinesh D’Souza Delivered at AIA’s 1999 Conservative University at Georgetown University Racism is Not the Problem: Why Martin Luther King Got It Half Right I feel funny being back…
Academics are hardly shy about offering businesses advice but they go ballistic when industry deigns to return the favor.
“I’ve spent most of my life in academia, and can say with some conviction that most professors have no friends or colleagues who are out-of-the-closet traditionalists.”— Robert Maranto (email@example.com) , 21st Century chair in Leadership at the Department of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas.
Arguably America’s public schools worked better when there were truly local. Yet a series of U. S. presidents—Republican and Democratic—have added even more centralization to the schools.
Mark Regnerus, a sociologist at the University of Texas at Austin, is in such a position right now.
A college president actually wrote a book critical of the president.
A little bit of broadcasting history which you are unlikely to get in a broadcast journalism class.
“You know that a lot of people don’t have a big imagination, even with sixth-graders, their imagination is slowly dying, so you have to continue to dream big and you can do great things in life.”—Imaginative sixth-grader Gabrielle Williams
“With the exception of a few areas — specifically, climate and the environment, certain fields within biology and medicine, history of science and the interaction between science and public policy — the rot that infects the rest of academia has been averted in science and engineering schools.”— Ron Lipsman, professor emeritus of mathematics and former senior associate dean of the College of Computer, Math & Physical Sciences, University of Maryland.
If the federal government’s new education standards are so common, why have few people seen them?
It might not be seismic, but there is a shift in academia away from the faddish and back towards the traditional.