Harvard scholar Harvey Mansfield, the author of Manliness, is the latest right-of-center speaker to get shouted at, if not down, when giving a campus lecture.
Texas A & M has backed away from its relationship with the Confucius Institute when the chancellor responded to concerns from a pair of state legislators–one Democrat and one Republican–that the Institutes more likely follow the model of academic freedom in China, from whence they came, than America.
One of the many ironies or paradoxes of life in academia is that freedom of speech never is more complex than when it is discussed by people who speak for a living.
It is worthy of note when someone from the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) criticizes a Democratic U. S. Secretary of Education, even if the latter’s tenure has expired.
That’s the name of a course, even a curriculum, that is sweeping the country.
And will it lead to an understanding of the economics the rest of us live with?
At taxpayer expense, of course. Apparently it never occurs to them to pursue a public good on their own dime.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) is trying to prove that liberal arts majors are gainfully employed but they’re not doing so all that clearly.
Not by resisting arrest but by chasing ICE out of a career fair where agency representatives were going to recruit the next generation of agents to enforce immigration law.