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.
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.
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.
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 University historian Nancy MacLean, not content to do slap and tickle histories, has gone on to trivialize a malady that afflicts millions.
A statue resembling Confederate general Robert E. Lee was vandalized at Duke University and it prompted a statement from the university, condemning vandalism.
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 cannot find student volunteers to staff their ‘bias and hate’ steering committee, which was a demand by student protesters some months ago.
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…
Um, a safe space for students who self-identify as males? That’s a thing at Duke now: A Duke University feminist group is offering an extensive campus lecture series this fall about “toxic masculinity” which will…