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

Laptops in a College Class? The Horror!

Children start using computers in grade school. They use them to search digital libraries, write research reports, and for all manner of everyday consumer uses. Why in the world would anybody consider banning their use in a college classroom?

Adult Students Are the New Normal

America’s image of college students as 18-year-olds ambling through leafy quads or attending weekend football games is woefully out of date.

The Hole at the Center of Multiculturalism

From the very beginning when multiculturalism displaced Western civilization as the steering wheel of the humanities curriculum, you could tell that they didn’t mean it.

This Texas Law Hinders Free Speech

We trustees, though, had been warned that when even at a social function we should not discuss college business ever. That restriction — censorship — is utter nonsense. It says, “Remain ignorant.”