Why is the University of Oklahoma hosting a Chinese Communist Party propaganda program?
“I think we can all agree that U.S. colleges and universities should not be outsourcing academic control, faculty and student oversight, or curriculum to a foreign government — in this case a dictatorship.”
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 Bad Report Card for American Millennials
As a country, we need to confront not only how we can compete in a global economy, but also what kind of future we can construct when a sizable segment of our future workforce is not equipped with the skills necessary for higher-level employment.
Education savings accounts and students with special needs in higher ed
Families shouldn’t have to wait for courts to decide how their children should be treated. Education savings accounts allow parents to act today—and prepare for tomorrow—in order to give their children the chance at a great future.
Higher Ed and Indiana: Double Freedom Violation?
Regrettably, at least one college president has taken the liberty-curbing even further than opposing Indiana’s law, forbidding employees of his college to use institutional money – much of which comes from taxpayers – to do business in Indiana.
A Misguided Attempt at Higher-Ed Governance Reform
The UT System Board of Regents . . . has a fiduciary responsibility to oversee all aspects of the administration of the public institutions in their jurisdiction. Sound governance practices dictate that this responsibility should not include micromanagement, but no aspect of institutional oversight should be statutorily precluded.
Putting faith in people, instead of faith in the system
Washington shouldn’t decide for taxpayers that they should subsidize as many people as possible to enter college. Like Thiel, let’s allow individuals to make the best decisions for themselves.
In The Matter of Sweet Briar College
There is an amazing failure of imagination here—rooted in the institutional liberalism pervasive in higher ed—and a terrific opportunity for an educational entrepreneur.
Industrial relations: another academic field captured by ideology
Bruce Kaufman, a professor at Georgia State University, describes in his book The Origins and Evolution of the Field of Industrial Relations how IR [Industrial Relations] devolved into politically correct rigidity.
Ideologues Throw a Tantrum over UNC Poverty Center
If my hypothetical center or anything like it ever existed, leftists would insist that it be closed. I would too. Universities should be places for academic work, not the propagation of political ideologies.