University Seeking Math Professors with ‘Social Justice’ Backgrounds
A couple of spots for math teachers have opened up at Texas State University but don’t even think about submitting an application unless you have an extensive background in social justice activism and research.
The shrinking marketplace for ideas
State Rep. Briscoe Cain’s interrupted appearance at Texas Southern University is just the latest instance of a speaker being turned away from a college campus — a space that is supposed to be a shrine for competing ideas.
A 2017 Nobel laureate says he left science because he ran out of money and was fed up with academia
“US institutions (possibly also those in other countries) behave as though they… are entitled to research funding, which will magically materialize from elsewhere . . . ”
Inside the Legal Labyrinth of a Campus Rape Case
Most of the case remained out of public view until it was resolved this summer. Police, court and campus documents, as well as exclusive interviews offer a rare inside look at the complex dynamics of sexual assault accusations and justice on American campuses.
Harvard Law Prof: Colleges have become ‘propaganda vehicles’
Harvard Law Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz says U.S. colleges increasingly teach students what to think, not how to think.
Dear Colleague: It’s over! Education Department rescinds controversial 2011 letter
A study released by FIRE earlier this month found that college students are routinely denied even the most basic elements of a fair hearing.
Why Universities Are Phasing Out Luxury Dorms
In recent decades higher-education institutions have tried to lure students with extravagant amenities, but some are finding that these attempts can actually threaten enrollment and retention.
Betsy DeVos’s Critics Rely on Junk Science and Sheer Malice
DeVos’s critics defend campus kangaroo courts, but their arguments are rife with transparently bad statistics.
Social Justice Is ‘Fake Scholarship,’ Oxford Philosopher Says
Sir Roger Vernon Scruton, an English philosopher and writer who specializes in political philosophy and aesthetics, said social justice is changing the very nature of scholarship—and not for the better.
The Reason So Many Kids Can’t Finish College
According to The Los Angeles Times, the many students who earned a high school degree from Los Angeles Unified School District are having difficulty earning one from college. In fact, only 25 percent of Los Angeles students are able to graduate from college. What gives?