You know that political correctness has gotten out of hand when even leftist stalwart Marcus Raskin conveys his distaste for some of the excesses of PC language.
Drinking at Duke, for Credit
That’s right. At Duke University, students can get credit for a course entitled “Campus Culture and Drinking,” according to the American Council of Trustees and Alumni.
Some professors not only have erroneous knowledge of their own subjects but also feel obligated to preach about that which they do not know.
In the span of a month, two killings have shocked the college community at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, leading to questions regarding the UNC system’s admission policies as well as campus security.
The Academic XXXstablishment
Making its break from reality official, the American Association of University Professors named as its new chief a college administrator who is famous for sponsoring conferences on sex at a state university.
The Adams Chronicles
At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, a conservative professor has PC administrators ruing the day they granted him tenure.
Graduation Day “Diversity”
Last month, commencement-day speakers around the country used the podium to deliver the same sort of political broadsides that students can expect to hear if they tune in to this year’s Democratic convention.
Graduation, but to What?
We don’t have to worry about our college graduation rate. We do have to worry about what happens before students get to college.
Beyond the Pledge, Beyond the Pale
Religious freedom in America’s schools is under attack—and courtrooms frequently provide the battleground.
America’s History at Risk
Our 40th president summed up a problem in American education today in words worth reading, along with one of his simple solutions.
A Promiscuous Education
“What we do is we encourage people to go to college promiscuously.”— Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association @ the bloggers’ briefing at the Heritage Foundation.
Arab Spring Failure Explained
Egyptian human rights activist Cynthia Farahat, the author of the political novel, Cognac, will speak at the next Accuracy in Academia Author’s Night on May 30, 2013. Complementary food and beverages will be provided.
Arab Spring Failure Explained
Cynthia Farahat, the author of the political novel, Cognac, will speak at the next Accuracy in Academia Author’s Night on May 30, 2013.
Academia Downplays IRS Scandals
Although academics have never been in short supply to discuss political scandals, there seems to be a caveat: They tend to be crises in which Republicans are the alleged malefactors.
Federally Regulating Free Speech
This goes way beyond the Supreme Court ruling that to constitute illegal sexual harassment, sexual advances or other verbal or physical conduct must be severe and pervasive, and create a hostile environment.
Gov’t caused 2008 collapse
John Allison’s book, The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure: Why Pure Capitalism is the World Economy’s Only Hope, skewers the federal government.
The Sound of Silence
A 90-page report about leftist bias at the University of California has stirred controversy among academics and other interested parties, but so far, the targets of the study have chosen silence as their weapon of choice.
Soledad O’Brien @ Harvard
How does a media bias translate to an academic one? When a practitioner of the former gets to ply her trade in the Ivory Tower.
“Thought Leaders” Extol China Schools
None questioned the source of the information on China’s educational progress—the Chinese government itself.
Academic bias at IRS?
Before explaining why conservative groups seem to have been targeted by the IRS, an agency official explained to congressmen why colleges and universities got a pass on taxes that they did owe.