Announcing Conservative University 2004, the cure for the common campus.
“You are not an individual,” a Georgia Tech student is told by her professor. “You did not make it here on your own, but because of society.”
A Georgetown professor offers this analysis of America’s war on terrorism: “I believe that John Ashcroft woke up one day and saw that white people were dwindling in the United States and panicked.”
Administrators at Bucknell argue with a civil libertarian over whether the university’s policy on “bias-related harassment” constitutes a speech code.
A homosexual group urges students nationwide to “take a vow of silence to peacefully protest the discrimination and harassment faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth in schools.”
A Villanova student takes a look at the wave of anti-American propaganda she sees around her.
In Professor Winsome Jackson’s comparative government class at Sierra College, students received 20 bonus points for attending a play not exactly known for its geopolitical insights.
While many of their peers were watching the NCAA Tournament, California professors mobilized their students to demonstrate against the governor’s proposed budget.
A professor calls Republicans “fascists” on his personal website but with his university linked to it, he opens up questions of whether academic liberty is at stake or pedagogical license has gone haywire
When the United States government subsidizes Islamic schools abroad, it may be feeding with a hand that gets bitten.
Higher Education may be on the downward slide to oblivion but its proprietors haven’t quite entertained that prospect yet.
“Tuition alone cannot sustain higher education, which means that it’s essential to build support among people who don’t listen to NPR and drive hybrids.”— Chris Beneke, associate professor of history at Bentley University, and Randall Stephens is a reader in history at Northumbria University, in England.
In the search for silver linings, school choice advocates can look to the hope that emerges in devastated regions.
A problem faced by both Accuracy in Academia and its big sister organization Accuracy in Media: Our goal—an accurate elite—seems ever more elusive by the year.
On higher education, as on a host of issues, U. S. House Republicans offer unique criticisms, then wind up proposing solutions to crises that resemble those of the Democratic Party.
“And the country I was born in had no meaningful civil liberty tradition whatsoever: Canada!”— Donald Alexander Downs, Alexander Meiklejohn Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, on accepting the Bradley Foundation’s Jeane Kirkpatrick prize at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
The unprecedented exodus of appointees from a Democratic presidential administration to the Ivory Tower continues unabated.
Apparently, the lack of professionalism among college grads is so acute that even their professors are starting to notice.
St. John’s University President “describes himself as a ‘Brooklyn guy,’ suggesting a naivete about the high-rolling lives of Saudi princes and other money men who have given prolifically to St. John’s over the years.”~Chronicle of…
Although universities have long been envisaged as incubators of new ideas, in actuality they usually provide life support to concepts long-time passed.