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NYC Film Screening: Ivory Tower Sept 25

NAS will host an exclusive screening of the documentary film, Ivory Tower.

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Fall 2014 Academic Questions

Fall 2014 AQ highlights Western culture and civilization.

The Civilizing Power of Grammar School

Peter Wood addresses Great Hearts teachers.

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Revisiting the Classics

NAS invites readers to submit reflections on older books.

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Articles

Educated opinion and commentary on developments and trends in higher education

NAS Blog

A forum for highlighting news and views in higher education

Reports

Studies documenting trends in contemporary academia

Press Releases

News from the National Association of Scholars

Statements

Official positions taken by the National Association of Scholars

Peter Wood

President, National Association of Scholars

Ashley Thorne

Director of Communications, National Association of Scholars

Glenn Ricketts

Public Affairs Officer, National Association of Scholars

William H. Young

Author, Ordering America: Fulfilling the Ideals of Western Civilization

David Clemens

Professor of English, Monterey Peninsula College

George Leef

Director of Research, John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy

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2014 Annual Membership NAS Meeting

Sep 15, 2014 by NAS |

The NAS annual membership meeting and the deadline for board nominations are fast approaching.

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Why Racial Preferences Are Wrong

Sep 12, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood offers a case against race-based affirmative action.

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Open Letter to Texas Board of Education on College Board’s New History Framework

Sep 12, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood writes an open letter to the Texas Board of Education, urging action against the new AP U.S. History standards.

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Revisiting the Classics: Michel de Montaigne

Sep 10, 2014 by Peter Cohee |

Dr. Peter Cohee teaches Classics in the Boston area. Here he reviews essays of Michel de Montaigne.

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The Coming Wars over Curriculum: A Case Study on Politics, History, and Social Studies…

Sep 10, 2014 by Kevin S. Krahenbuhl |

Dr. Kevin S. Krahenbuhl, Assistant Professor of Education at North Dakota State University, discusses declining curriculum standards and the need for strong core courses.

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Revisiting the Classics: Anthem and the Joy of Pursuing Knowledge

Sep 09, 2014 by Joshua Daniel Phillips |

Dr. Joshua Daniel Phillips, author of 18,000 Miles: Striving to End Sexual Violence, One Step at a Time, distinguishes between Ayn Rand's Anthem and contemporary dystopian literature.

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The Collision Between Academic Freedom and Freedom of Contract: the Salaita Case

Aug 27, 2014 by George Leef |

George Leef offers his perspective on whether a university should have the freedom to decline to employ those who seem more interested in espousing political beliefs than in teaching.

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The Clery Act: More Campus Safety Or Just a Wasteful Mandate?

Aug 20, 2014 by George Leef |

Top-down controls have been put in place on college campuses to improve campus safety, but these efforts waste resources and do little to solve the problem.

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