The department chair for the university’s public administration and public policy, David Pitts, pleaded guilty to the charges. He also allegedly set small fires in the D.C. area.
Cal-Berkeley to build a “Global” Campus just 10 Miles Away
Doesn’t sound very “global” to me, to build a satellite campus ten miles away from the main campus. Here’s the kicker: It’s just a vision and has no funding to build such a campus.
Physics Professors tackle the NFL “Deflate-Gate” Scandal
Don’t they have something better to do than test deflated and inflated footballs? Apparently not.
Community College pays its president $750,000 in Buyout
A community college named DuPage has THAT much money to throw around? But, this community college president lost the confidence of the community after e-mails were released to the public.
Harvard Law Professors defend Alan Dershowitz against Sex Abuse Allegations
We’ll see how the legal process turns out, but too often professors are insulated and protected by academia when it comes to harassment and the like. However, this is a part of a larger scandal,…
Feminists, Gays and Crip[ple] Theory
In one of the few crowded roundtable discussions at the recent MLA conference in Vancouver, which was far from a discussion, four female professors went over their papers on feminist, queer and disability theory (the…
Community College is an Expensive Freebie
It’s one thing for conservative pundits to question the Obama Administration’s latest higher education subsidy. It’s quite another for a writer in The Atlantic to start asking inconvenient questions. “President Obama wants to provide free…
Does Harvard Hate ObamaCare?
Harvard not only educated the president but has steadfastly supported him and even his more controversial policies, until now. “For years, Harvard’s experts on health economics and policy have advised presidents and Congress on how…
Time to End Federal Aid
Could the time to end federal aid to higher education have long passed? “The federal government has no constitutional authority to do anything with regard to higher education (or any level, for that matter),” George…
Journalism Professor at Michigan Hates Republicans
A feminist professor of communications at the University of Michigan has become a laughingstock for a poorly-sourced column in a socialist newspaper about the academic basis for hating Republicans. In the article, Susan J. Douglas…