Left to their own devices, the powers that be at UNC-Chapel Hill opt for the liberal answer to every question—from whom to choose for a commencement speaker to what to require for course reading.
“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 its dearth of intellectual diversity and its intolerance of dissent, CCSU often seems disturbingly similar to the CCCP, according to one heterodox professor.
A philosophy scholar looks at the current state of academia and offers some suggestions for battling PC orthodoxy.
Jean Cobbs’ political affiliation has made her a marked woman at Virginia State University, the historically black school where she has served on the faculty since 1971.
An enormous problem in itself, student misbehavior is exacerbated by teachers’ and schools’ fear of lawsuits, a recent study indicates.
Monroe Community College has hosted drag strippers, but the New York school draws the line at sending care packages to U.S. troops: “We can’t get involved in anything that controversial.”
The first 50 students who sign up for Conservative University this year will have the chance to sit in the audience at CNN’s “Crossfire.”
“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.
A Columbia University professor places the blame for terrorism on U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War.
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.