The letter written by University of Chicago Dean of Students John Ellison said they don’t have safe spaces and will not give trigger warnings to students, which the Left is outraged by. Good for Chicago.
Enrollment Doesn’t Really Matter, say Western Illinois Faculty
Western Illinois University is going to cut at least four disciplines due to state budget cuts, but some faculty worry that it won’t create well-rounded students.
Illinois Professors Unhappy with Governor’s Pick to Higher Ed Board over Union Views
From the Campus Reform: “Professors are lashing out at Gov. Bruce Rauner’s (R) appointment of a part-time lecturer to represent faculty on the Illinois Board of Higher Education, complaining the choice is anti-union.”
University of Chicago Students Ask for Divestment from China
Why not divest from China, if some academics are pushing to divest from Israel?
Academics Resist Nationalization… Of Their Endowments
Normally, professors and college administrators see no end to their ever-expanding list of things that are “too important to be left to the free market.” Apparently, even they have their limits. When two professors from…
Chicago Law Graduates Accuse the Late SCOTUS Justice Scalia of Racism
Black students were upset that they received low grades while in the University of Chicago’s law school, with Antonin Scalia as their professor. They claimed he was racist, but the law school has a blind…
Mandatory Diversity Training and Tuition Hikes for Loyola-Chicago Students
Well, there you have it; no such thing as a free lunch: The interim president of Loyola University-Chicago isn’t waiting for his successor to decide whether students should be forced to take a diversity class….
Online Class Material Costs Jump 25% and Students are Upset
Black Hawk community college in Illinois hiked online class materials by 25% in a period of three weeks, thus the petition started by one of their students.
Chicago High School Replaces MLK Jr. Day with Day of Seminars on Race, Islamophobia
Via College Fix: New Trier High School, one of the nation’s top public schools located in Chicago’s posh North Shore, will not have the day off on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day unlike other schools…
Ousted anti-Israel Professor Steven Salaita Settles with University of Illinois
The Salaita saga has finally ended: The professor, whose job offer to the U. of Illinois-Urbana Champaign was rescinded after his rabidly anti-Israel/anti-Semitic tweets came to light, had quickly taken up the mantle of “academic…