Critics of higher education often write about leftist bias in the classroom, barely literate students who somehow gain admission, dumbing down of course content, and academically disengaged students. Sometimes, however, those problems write themselves.
The Thought Police have made an arrest at Le Moyne College. According to this article, Syracuse college student Scott McConnell, has been expelled from Le Moyne College over an essay he received an A- on. All because he touted a very untrendy view: corporal punishment in schools.
For more than 30 years, Title IX of the Education Amendments has been heralded as the reason for the increase in the number of women’s athletic programs across the country and providing opportunities for women like Mia Hamm to compete on the college level.
Given the Court’s failure to clarify the constitutionality of racial preferences, the issue continues to roil nationwide.
Liberals truly believe everyone who has any intelligence at all must think exactly as they do…or they need see a shrink.
Darwinism has severe problems in both its validity and its ramifications. But seldom do these problems surface, and rarely are they taught in the educational system.
Religious, Republican, and Libertarian student organizations allow campus conservatives to coalesce; there’s truth to the old adage of strength in numbers.
From Yale to the University of North Carolina, liberal academia is being challenged by a new generation of conservative leadership.
The new year has presented “academic freedom” with a grave new threat. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education has published its Guide to Free Speech on Campus. The guide gives a shot in the arm, however, to academic freedom.
The study, “A Systematic Analysis of Affirmative Action in American Law Schools,” argues, using statistical analysis, that although total elimination of racial preferences would cause a 14 percent reduction in the number of blacks accepted to law school, there would be an 8 percent increase in the number of blacks actually becoming lawyers.