Another Leftist Professor Writes a “History” to Distort and Discredit Conservatism
Many leftist intellectuals “argue” this way: They dig into the past and purport to find that one of their right-wing opponents had some unsavory connection, therefore his ideas must be bad – and since the right has embraced those ideas, it is also bad.
Why Are College Degrees Falling in Value?
After decades of steady increase, the numbers of young Americans who enroll in some postsecondary educational program has started to fall. Many schools are desperate to keep their numbers up, but keep falling short. The reason for this change is that the perceived value of college is declining.
University Faces Lawsuit for Ideological Bias in Funding of Student Groups
I would like to suggest a solution that cuts this Gordian Knot. Colleges and universities should stop using mandatory student fees to support student groups entirely.
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.
Another University Capitulates to Divisive Student Demands
While 2017 was a comparatively tame year after the two riotous ones preceding it, student radicals have not forgotten how to employ the pressure tactics that work against weak and compliant college administrators.
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.”
Wichita State Says “No” to Group that Favors Liberty and Free Speech
Even in so conservative a state as Kansas, the universities are largely in the grip of “progressives” who do not care for freedom.
Would a College Fire a Prof for Teaching a Rigorous Course?
Colleges always pay lip service to educational excellence, but they don’t always mean it. That’s because educational excellence often collides with another priority of the administrators, namely student retention.
College Leaders Must Get at the Roots of Student Intolerance
The displays of student intolerance on college campuses – most recently the ugly attack on Charles Murray at Middlebury – have brought America a “teachable moment.”
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.