How Can You Offer a Liberal Arts Education Without Teaching Philosophy?
Mills College, like many private universities in America, is having to make some budget cuts in order to stay afloat. The philosophy department will lose its only two professors, effectively getting rid of the major.
Liberal Students Don’t Want Conservative Roommates. Is Anyone Surprised?
When asked whether they would be comfortable having a roommate with opposing political views, 69 percent of Republican students said yes. Among Democrats, on the other hand, only 39 percent said yes.
Disinvitation Season Is Here
Spring is upon us and that can only mean one thing if you’re an observer of higher education—it’s commencement season. Normally, this would be a time of excitement, hope, and anticipation, but not anymore.
Defending the Student Punished for Distributing Copies of the Constitution
The irony here is rich. In trying to spread knowledge about our constitutional rights—including free speech—a student at a public college was informed that those rights were only exercisable in a 616-square-foot area.
Weaponizing Words: How College Campuses Undermine Democratic Dialogue
So, while colleges and universities might think they are fighting intolerance and divisiveness by banning certain types of speech on campus, in reality they are really hurting our country’s ability to come together despite its differences.
Why Are Individual Donations to Universities Declining?
Despite a small increase in overall donations to U.S. colleges and universities, individual gifts have dropped off sharply—by eight and a half percent. What does it mean that individual donations have gone down so much?
Now Even the FBI “Protests” Free Speech on Campus. We Should Be Concerned
In 2017, beware of campus censorship from all directions—Left, Right, and from the government.
Most Students Aren’t Radical. They’re Afraid
With all these stories flying around, it’s important to ask, are most students as radical as the ones who are constantly making headlines? My answer: probably not.
College Students Coddled After Trump Presidential Victory
This display of coddling at the college level—including at Yale, an ivy league institution—is a perfect example of how professors and university administrators go to great lengths to ensure that their students put off dealing with the real world as long as possible.
Communism and Education
If you’re wondering what college students are learning these days, go ahead and cross history off the list. A study found that 33 percent of millennials think George W. Bush was responsible for the deaths of more people than Joseph Stalin.