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

The Higher Education Establishment is Worried

If sales start to drop and consumer research shows that the public is losing confidence in a product or brand, businesses worry. The same is true for our higher education establishment.

Oregon State Does Its Best to Combat “Whiteness”

It seems fitting that the state which hosted perhaps the ugliest riots following Trump’s election, Oregon, now is pushing a retreat for faculty members at Oregon State where those who “identify as white” can examine their “internalized dominance.”

Behold the Results of “Bash the Fash” at Middlebury College

Liberals used to say that violence has no place in a civilized country, but that old-fashioned sentiment has given way to excusing violence, as long as it’s used by their good side against the bad side. This is a retrogression into primitive, tribal thinking.

Are Tenured Faculty Exploiting Ph.D Students?

Intelligent people keep devoting many years of their lives to the quest for a Ph.D. that will merely give them an outside chance at a “good” faculty spot. One would think that such a system would have disappeared years ago, but Ph.D. programs in fields like literary criticism keep chugging along.