Brigham Young University (BYU), a private religious university in Provo, Utah, was at the center of yet-another racism hoax on a college campus. The university, which is operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of…
Group Finds College Acceptance Rates Down
An outfit called Business Student actually crunched the numbers for the top 50 schools and found their acceptance rates dropped from one-third to one-quarter of applications.
Color-Blind Racism Explained
For those of us who never thought that this adjective went together with this noun, particularly as the former was derived from a very famous speech by Martin Luther King.
Higher Education: The Pompous & the Profane
Academics have always prided themselves on elevated discourse, frequently at the expense of the rest of us. Their claims of reaching this exalted state are increasingly, well, out of reach.
University Teacher Training Still Obsolete
Economist Walter Williams has called education schools the ghettos of universities and, like some neighborhoods that might be described that way, they resist improvement even when their deterioration is obvious to everyone outside their borders.
Duke Historian Trivializes Autism
Duke University historian Nancy MacLean, not content to do slap and tickle histories, has gone on to trivialize a malady that afflicts millions.
Statue Resembling Confederate General Robert E. Lee at Duke University Vandalized
A statue resembling Confederate general Robert E. Lee was vandalized at Duke University and it prompted a statement from the university, condemning vandalism.
Duke: Diversity in Divinity
Dr. Paul Griffiths urged colleagues to not attend diversity training and ended up resigning when faced with two disciplinary actions at Duke Divinity School.
Duke University Unable to Find Student Volunteers to Man ‘Bias and Hate’ Committee
Duke University cannot find student volunteers to staff their ‘bias and hate’ steering committee, which was a demand by student protesters some months ago.
Duke University Police Worried about Someone Asking for Reading Lists
From The College Fix: Its IT security office sent a “scam” alert to faculty yesterday, warning them that an internet user identifying himself as law student “Gary Joe” had emailed “a number of Duke professors.” The email…