I have had several friends who have taken Women’s Studies courses—and have all regretted it.
Outrageous politicization and double standards continue to abound in higher education, and the Collegiate Network has once again chronicled the worst of those abuses in its 8th Annual Campus Outrage Awards.
Economists and the textbooks they rely on usually cannot explain the economic collapse that accompanies socialism because they gloss over the role that property rights play in assuring prosperity.
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The debate about capital punishment on the nation’s campuses is much like the debate about abortion. Only one viewpoint is presented—the politically correct one. It is indicative of the type of tendentious scholarship that is all too common in academia.
Has academia become so politicized that teaching good economics, and using politically sensitive illustrations, can lead to threats, fines, penalties, demotion and worse? It certainly seemed so in early February when Hans-Hermann Hoppe received an egregious letter from the Provost of his university.
Although Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) recently rejected George Mason University’s (GMU) application to establish a chapter of the organization on the Fairfax, VA campus, the society’s own record on free speech is suspect at best.
A sociology professor at Black Hawk College in Moline, Illinois gets rave reviews from students but underclassmen with deep religious convictions may want to fulfill that course requirement with someone else.
The Chronicle for Higher Education found that “new Ph.D.’s who graduate with debt are shouldering heavier burdens than ever before.”
The Washington Express highlighted the growing presence of massive open online courses (known as MOOCs) in the Washington, D.C.-area.
It is startling to compare the hubris of college administrators with the humility of combat veterans.
A Catholic economist from Argentina dissects the backdrop that formed the Pope’s world view.
Rush Limbaugh is mad as Hell and he’s not gonna take it anymore. But he’s not shooting at his usual targets. Of all things, Rush is mad at the Pope.
Their professors may still love it, but college students are going negative on Obamacare and the president whose name is often attached to it.
Editor’s Note: This article first appeared at Forbes.com and The Center for Vision & Values at Grove City College. The recent economic statements by Pope Francis in his apostolic exhortation Evangelii Gaudium (EG) read as a call for…
None of the teachers who wrote their take on education policy and reform could ever agree on a single issue, such as teacher layoffs, seniority and standardized testing.
A pair of University of Maryland economists actually found themselves channeling supply side-icon Jack Kemp although they might be loathe to admit it.
The professor rationalized that today’s economy makes it essential to extend these benefits as employment is unstable.