Dear Humanists: You Have Done ...

Dec 9, 2020 by

Rob Jenkins Every time I read an op-ed piece from some English professor (and isn’t it always an English professor?) whining about...

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Did You Know? Ed Dept. Punts o...

Nov 5, 2020 by

Megan Zogby  – Accreditation agencies have the responsibility of judging whether colleges are offering students a quality...

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Unifying the Country Starts wi...

Nov 5, 2020 by

Jenna A. Robinson Education reformer E.D. Hirsch may have discovered the cure for our current political divisions—but it won’t be...

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GPA or SAT? Two Measures Are B...

Feb 4, 2020 by

Shannon Watkins – At a time when only 41 percent of college students graduate in four years—and only 56 percent in five...

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Donors Beware: College Officia...

Aug 27, 2019 by

George Leef – It is quite common: A successful college alum decides to donate a large sum of his accumulated wealth to his alma...

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Common Reading Programs: Polit...

Jul 3, 2019 by

Many colleges assign “common readings” to incoming students as an intellectual experience outside the classroom to set the bar for...

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Keeping Journalists in the Dar...

May 17, 2019 by

Richard Phelps – The public relies on journalists to learn about and share academic research. Public knowledge can be...

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DC Wants to Further Subsidize ...

Mar 30, 2019 by

Chloe Anagnos – Congressional Democrats are reintroducing the Debt-Free College Act in an attempt to lower costs and increase...

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RADICALLY TRANSFORMING THE NAT...

Feb 22, 2019 by

2.20.19 – James Martin Center “Radically Transforming the Nation: Our Politicized Schools of Education” By Jay Schalin Excerpts from...

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Be Wary of This Test

Jan 12, 2019 by

Mark Bauerlein – There is a notable new testing effort afoot. It’s called Imbellus, an assessment project that has raised...

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How Higher Education “Studies”...

Aug 31, 2017 by

Bruce Bawer – In 2013, Stony Brook University (part of the SUNY system) revealed plans for a new “Center for the Study of Men...

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From College Indoctrination to...

Aug 13, 2017 by

Jonathan Anomaly – A day after an internal email by a Google employee was leaked to the press, a combination of ideological...

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Engineering Education: Social ...

Aug 6, 2017 by

Indrek Wichman – We engineers like to solve technical problems. That’s the way we think, that’s why we chose our major, that’s...

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A Critical Education Departmen...

Jun 13, 2017 by

Allen Mendenhall – “Dems are taking forever to approve my people, including Ambassadors,” President Trump tweeted on June 5....

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A Graduate’s Perspective...

May 29, 2017 by

Frank Pray – During my time at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where I graduated this spring, many of my peers...

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Loyalty Oaths Return with Facu...

Mar 30, 2017 by

George Leef – One of the worst features of America in the 1940s and 50s was the persistent demand for national loyalty oaths....

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