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

Professors Have Their Own Way of Shouting Down Unwanted Ideas

Many American college students are so intolerant of opinions that clash with their own that they feel justified in shouting down speakers they are certain they dislike. Faculty members have their own ways of trying to silence people with whom they disagree.

Hitting ‘Em Where It Hurts – the Pocketbook

Despite all the grumbling, Americans keep donating huge amounts of money to their schools. They admit that they are deeply dissatisfied, but still write hefty annual checks to help support their alma mater. It’s like smoking—a bad habit that many simply can’t break.

The Government’s “Diversity” Mania Gets Worse

It’s pointless to worry about the diversity of a profession. When you need a doctor for an operation, you don’t care about the “diversity” of the medical profession – you care about securing the services of a highly competent surgeon.

A History Professor Dares to Question the Diversity Mantra

Almost every higher education leader in America utters this mantra: “We need diverse student bodies because they lead to a richer learning environment.” Recently, one professor had the guts to argue that the mantra is false — Charles Geshekter.

Is Killing The Koala Legal?

The Koala is a student newspaper at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). In 2015, it became the center of a legal dispute that still rages.

Do You Have to Be Educated in Social Justice to Help Needy People?

We probably do need social workers in hospitals, schools, colleges, municipalities, and family social service organizations. But why must they be SJW types, imbued with leftist theory on the supposed need for government intervention to alleviate the problems of our society?