More Proof We Don’t Need The National Endowments For The Arts and The Humanities
Thanks to Open the Books, we know that in the last fiscal year, the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities ladled out $441 million to more than 3,100 entities. Who gets money from Uncle Sam?
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.
A Leftist Professor Notices “The Liberal Crack-Up”
The trouble with the obsession over group identity is that it prevents students from learning how to think and how to deal with controversy.
“Progressives” – So Eager to Impute Racism Where There is None
Whenever people don’t have good arguments on the merits, they turn to ad hominem attacks. That’s what we are seeing in the battle over racial preferences.
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?
Professors’ Suit to Block Concealed Carry on University of Texas Campuses Tossed Out
It is a measure of how entitled many college professors think themselves that a group of professors at the University of Texas at Austin, annoyed that the state legislature ignored their protests, filed a lawsuit to express their disapproval of a law.
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.