Recent Articles

Academia Nuts

, Malcolm A. Kline

If you had any doubts that higher education in America today is modeled more along the lines of Stalinist techniques than the Socratic method, you won’t after reading Ben Shapiro’s Brainwashed.

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Onward Christian Lawsuit

, Malcolm A. Kline

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.

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Barely Civic

, Sean Grindlay

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.

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Great Books Come to Clemson

, Malcolm A. Kline

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.

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A Model College, and Man

, Malcolm A. Kline

“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.”

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Campus Conservatives Duke It Out

, Malcolm A. Kline

Although at least one professor thinks that they are not too bright, conservative students at Duke University, who are plentiful, and faculty members, who are not, have found some ingenious ways to get their point across.

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Diversity at Chapel Hill

, Malcolm A. Kline

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.

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Recent Articles

Administer Me

, Accuracy in Academia

“Our universities are employing as many administrators as full-time faculty.”—John McNay, president, Ohio Conference of the American Association of University Professors, before the Ohio House Finance Subcommittee on Higher Education.

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The Omen

, Accuracy in Academia

“Most ominously, Americans now question the need – and significantly – the value of a college degree.”—Brian C. Mitchell, on the American Association of University Professors Academe blog.

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Giving back

, Malcolm A. Kline

George Washington University School of Business Hosts 3rd Annual “Business Gives Back” on April 20. What did they take?

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