Amy Wax, the embattled Penn Law professor, who wondered aloud whether affirmative action translated into academic success, actually may have been onto something. African-American libertarian economist Walter Williams notes that, “One study suggests that Wax…
And, oddly, it’s reminiscent of the affirmative action bake sales conservative students sometimes staged in order to satirize a policy they disagreed with.
During the family separation policy uproar the past month, an assistant opinion editorial editor at the University of Pennsylvania compared it to the Holocaust.
If universities really want to be taken seriously as sources of scholarship, they might stop imitating Vegas hotels.
But will discipline her.
It’s really startling how frequently the most conservative professor on campus is also the most accomplished, almost as stunning as the attempts of administrators and scholarly malcontents to silence them.
Two college professors are being dogged for saying that “not all cultures are created equal” and have been criticized for it.
The Daily Pennsylvanian criticized other student newspapers for not standing up for the freedom of speech in light of riots and protests at Cal-Berkeley and Middlebury College.
Hoop earrings are not cultural appropriation and have been adopted by a variety of cultures, said one University of Pennsylvania college professor.
Occasionally, one of our more free market economists in academe latches onto an idea that moves us away from collectivism. Unfortunately, the impact is usually marginal. Such an idea is “reference pricing,” or competitive pricing…