Joseph Stalin, And Why Universities Aim to ‘Rewrite the Soul’ of Engineering Education
Remarking on the relation between education and politics, Joseph Stalin observed that “the writer is the engineer of the human soul.” In Stalinist fashion, today’s campuses are endeavoring to rewrite the souls of engineers.
Draining The Higher-Ed Swamp: The Case For Closing Evergreen State College
Are taxpayers required to subsidize the destruction of their country and way of life?
To Restore Campus Free Speech Nationwide, Secretary DeVos Should Look to Wisconsin
Last week, the Wisconsin state assembly stepped up to defend free speech at its state colleges and universities. Its “Campus Free Speech Act” calls for the suspension or even expulsion of students who disrupt approved campus speakers.
From “Borked” to “Mizzou’d”: How to Restore the First Amendment on Our Campuses
Campus protests are the new, fashionable zeitgeist. Protesters have become emboldened, with virtual impunity. We need only look at recent cases to see that the precedent for protest has been firmly established.
Administration’s First Budget Looks to Inject Market Discipline Into Student Loan Program
President Trump’s first budget would enact a number of changes in higher education policy. While all of these reforms are controversial, abolition of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Plan could prove to be the most contentious.
Nicki Minaj’s Generosity Exposes Huge Scandal Of College Grading Standards
If Nicki Minaj intends to pay the tuitions or student loans for all who can “show straight A’s,” she’s in deep trouble. Why? The answer reveals a little-known, but very dirty, secret of American education—massive grade inflation.
Documentary Exposes Surging Campus Anti-Semitism
Anti-Semitism is not merely tolerated in higher education; it is tacitly encouraged.
American Higher Education: An Autopsy
Throughout American history, our colleges and universities have enjoyed a respect, even a reverence, from the American people. And for good reason: A college degree has long been seen as the ticket to the American Dream—as the merit-based path onward and upward. No more.
NYU Administrator Goes Full Orwell: Violating Free Speech ‘Ensures The Conditions Of Free Speech’
Do you think that you can count on university leaders to uphold the First Amendment on their campuses? If so, think again.
Who’s Violating Campus Free Speech? Follow the Money
“The domination of elite institutions of higher education by the upper middle class is a big problem for social mobility. . . . It looks like it might be bad news for free speech, too.”