Noted historian David McCullough, in an interview with the Wall Street Journal, said that American history is missing in America’s college courses.
Topic: Wall Street Journal
NYU Psychology Professor: College Administrators “won’t stand up to” Heckler’s Veto and Disruptive Protesters
Even lifelong men and women on the Left are becoming concerned about the oppressive political climate on American college campuses. Jonathan Haidt, a psychologist and professor of ethical leadership at the New York University’s Stern…
The SAT has become Political
The Wall Street Journal (beware of the paywall) had a piece blasting the politicization of the annual college entrance exams called the SAT.
Does the NAACP Want to Keep Minority Children Trapped in Poverty?
An insightful piece from the Wall Street Journal: The NAACP’s statement Saturday shows how out of touch its well-to-do board members are with American education. It calls for a ban on new charters until “charter…
Ivy League Colleges have Big Endowments, about $2 Million Per Student
From the Wall Street Journal: As of 2014, the eight Ivy League schools had 58,982 undergraduate students and total endowment funds on hand of about $117 billion, according to a study from OpenTheBooks. That works…
Has Title IX Become a Political Weapon?
An editorial in the Wall Street Journal felt that Title IX is now being used as a political tool by the Obama administration, and it’s hard to argue against it.
Virginia Tech Re-Invites Speaker after Outcry
From Campus Reform: University president Timothy Sands issued a statement Thursday saying the school has “apologized to Jason Riley for this error in judgment, and Dean [Robert] Sumichrast has invited him to speak at Virginia…
Conservative, Libertarian Professors Ignored in Job Searches
A good take from a Georgetown University professor. Photo by ehpien
Taxing Yale’s Endowment
According to the Wall Street Journal (be aware they have a paywall), Connecticut lawmakers are looking to tax Yale University’s endowment. Photo by thomas autumn photography
Adults Keep Bowing Down to the Campus Outrage Mob
A good op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on how adult administrators keep giving concessions to college students.