Students can graduate without History requirements but not without diversity training, a congressional committee learns.
College admistrators now make civil rights and civil liberties an either/or choice, a new book by law school professor David E. Bernstein shows.
With an eye for the future, the battleground for gay activists is in the schools and children are the targets, a new book, The Homosexual Agenda reveals, while developments in at least one state capitol seem to bear the authors out.
A friend of Accuracy In Academia sent us a limerick that you might find amusing.
When Ryan Cooper sought recognition for a campus chapter of Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) from the student government at Southwest Missouri State University (SMSU), the undergrad hoped that SMSU officials would give YAF the same privileges that groups such as Students United for International Peace (SUIP) enjoy.
While the U. S. government continues to unearth terrorist cells on American soil, senior and junior officials in our nation’s academies busily combat-conservative student groups.
While campus demonstrators react to anti-affirmative action bake sales nationwide, few of the protestors could imagine paying top dollar for a cookie and still not getting it.
Editorials written by vituperative academicians that claim America deserves the wrath of terrorists such as Osama bin Laden are standard fare.
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.
The National Association of Scholars found the history courses in two flagship universities in Texas—the University of Texas at Austin (UT) and Texas A&M University at College Station (A&M)— to be racially biased, but not in the manner in which the Left understands the term.
“Many Chinese are still poor, far fewer Chinese have access to clean water than to cell phones, and they still face many hurdles in protecting their rights and exercising their freedom.”—Ronald Coase and Ning Wang,…
Read Accuracy in Academia’s inside account of the Modern Language Association in the latest issue of AIA’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.
Oddly, those academics who most cherish their academic freedom seem just as intent on exercising it secretly.
A pair of professors objected to our coverage of them at the Modern Language Association (MLA) meeting in Boston this year. Near as we can figure out, what they objected to was the fact that we covered them.
Stopped clocks can be right twice a day. So can academics. But in neither case can they tell the difference between AM and PM.
“The increasing favoritism shown by ostensibly elected or revolutionary heads of state in Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt to their immediate kin—the Tunisian president’s in-laws, the Libyan leader’s tribesmen, the Egyptian ruler’s son—was an infuriating affront…
“There is nothing that arid, overly specialized academicians—who usually attain tenure without ever writing a readable work of interest to the cultivated general reader—hate more than well-written popular history.”—Aram Bakshian,Jr., The American Spectator, February 2013.
What do they really want?
British researchers recently demonstrated that the works of Shakespeare and Wordsworth are “rocket-boosters” to the brain and provide more therapeutic benefits than self-help books.