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Thomas K. Lindsay, Ph.D., Editor in Chief and Director, Center for Higher Education, Texas Public Policy Foundation

Americans Used to Be Proud of Their Universities

Americans used to be proud of their universities. Today, however, radicalized faculties and belligerent students are debasing the old model, causing some Americans to have second thoughts.

The Closing of the American Mind: 30 Years Ago

No one, least of all Bloom himself, expected it to attract much attention. But that it did – and more. For it became a phenomenon. In fact, for nearly a year, it was the talk of the land, and it sold like hotcakes. Bloom, who had always lived beyond his means, soon found it almost impossible to do so.