Although two-thirds of colleges and universities have speech codes, administrators reveal their biases in enforcing them.
‘Twas a time when young men and women graduated from the readin’, writin’ and ‘rithmetic of high school to the Great Works that awaited them in college, but what awaits today’s high school graduates?
Author Jim Nelson Black undertook an investigation of the politically correct, but factually less so, biases on campus today and published his research in the book Freefall of the American University.
When English professor Clifton Snider assigns his class an argument paper, he already knows the side of the question that he wants to hear.
Metaphorically speaking, that is. Nationwide, partisan types on campus are going into overdrive on behalf of the presidential campaign, sometimes causing fistfights—and that’s just the faculty.
From kindergarten to college, no one hates tests more than the students forced to take them, with the possible exception of the schools forced to administer them.
When psychologist Denis Nissim-Sabat takes his political positions into the classroom, he threatens to turn the science of the mind into the control of the thought.
Businesses that diversify into many different markets outside of the one where they’re very good often wind up being mediocre to poor in everything. A university that succumbs to the temptation to expand into areas other than education is apt to have the same result.
The film challenges extreme but growing ideas such as that of Gordon Feldman, professor at Brandeis University who described terrorism as merely “ways of inflicting revenge on an enemy that seems unable or unwilling to respond to rational pleas for discussion and justice.”
The withdrawal of George Mason University’s (GMU) speaking invitation to controversial filmmaker Michael Moore stands out in a school year in which the presidential election gives college professors and administrators the chance to vividly display their partisan biases.
President Obama’s recent extemporaneous remarks about Ho Chi Minh being a Jeffersonian Democrat may be the result of his viewing the PBS series entitled Vietnam: A Television History (1983).
We found an academic who actually defends the U. S. Homeland Security policy, not an easy thing to do.
Did the National Security Agency scandal have its roots in academia?
The tendency of academic elites to embrace America’s enemies is not a new one. Indeed, the academic imprimatur on any person, place or thing should give one pause.
Cheating on tests has reached such epidemic proportions that even the National School Boards Association (NSBA) is taking notice of it.
In my native city of Detroit, Atlas has at long last shrugged.
Elites, particularly academic ones, think that foreign policy is too important to be left to the American public, but the reverse may be true.
A recent study features information on pornography that the average collegiate is unlikely to ever encounter on campus.
You may not want to take medical advice from academics who weigh in on public controversies.
Journalist M. Stanton Evans uncovers Stalin’s Secret Agents in New Deal at Accuracy in Academia author’s night on June 18, 2013.