Free Speech in Peril
Oberlin has supplied teachers with a trigger-warning guide, advising them to consider not assigning works that could spark upset because of their “racism, classism, sexism, heterosexism, cissexism, ableism, and other issues of privilege and oppression.”
Sustainability: A New College Fad With Fangs
How far the sustainability movement has spread into American higher education is the subject of a deeply researched study by the National Association of Scholars, Sustainability: Higher Education’s New Fundamentalism.
The Campus Left Begins To Implode
The “trigger warnings,” “the safe spaces,” the entire racket is just an expedient way to wield political power. It’s a pretext for enforcing ideological censorship.
Digital Cracks In The Final Frontier: Law School
If online law degrees ultimately translate to lower debt burdens for aspiring attorneys, it could transform the kinds of opportunities in a challenging job market.
Princeton Votes for Academic Freedom
At Chicago and Princeton, at least, academic freedom lives!
The Real Reason College Tuition Costs So Much
A major factor driving increasing costs is the constant expansion of university administration. According to the Department of Education data, administrative positions at colleges and universities grew by 60 percent between 1993 and 2009.
Are Harvard, Yale, and Stanford really public universities?
Those figures come from a new study, released Monday, which recommends an excise tax on private colleges’ endowments of more than $500 million.
A Texas Solution To The Nation’s College Debt Crisis?
The push for such low-cost degrees already has moved beyond the borders of the Lone Star State.
Revolution Rising? Update on Texas’ Affordable Baccalaureate Degrees
Given the real progress the Affordable Baccalaureate Degree offers in battling tuition inflation, it is incumbent on the Legislature to incentivize all Texas public universities to replicate these programs for those students most in need of
Texas Legislature Tries to Weaken Board Governance at UT-Austin
The interesting part of the story is that Hall’s investigations, confirmed by both internal and external audits of the admissions process, have been confirmed for their accuracy, despite the disparaging volleys the man has had to absorb.