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Just Drop Out of ‘Race to the Top’

Apr 19, 2010 by Candace de Russy |

Andy Wolf, always an astute observer of New York's educational scene, advises the state's officials not to submit an application in the next round of "Race to the Top" competition for federal cash. Showering public schools… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

NAS President Peter Wood on MSNBC Today

Apr 19, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Peter Wood will speak about domestic anger in America on the cable news channel MSNBC.

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Upcoming Events in California and Connecticut

Apr 19, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Dinesh D'Souza and Karen Torre to speak at upcoming NAS affiliate-sponsored events.

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Breaking News: Shimer College Votes President Out

Apr 19, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

After a long battle between the president and the faculty, alumni, and students, Shimer College's board has voted to remove President Tom Lindsay.

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Dictatorships and Double Standards

Apr 19, 2010 by Robert L. Paquette |

How the campus left insulates itself and bullies dissenters.

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Commenters Weigh in on New Duke Sex Misconduct Policy

Apr 16, 2010 by Glenn Ricketts |

If you're feeling confused about the boundaries of sexual conduct on campus these days, that's more than understandable. In February, you'll recall, we noted here the observance of Yale's freewheeling, everything… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

No, Chicken Little

Apr 16, 2010 by Candace de Russy |

The budget crunch need not cause the sky to fall on campuses, writes Herb London. High time, he says, that higher education institutions adapt -- by adopting innovative approaches to financing and imparting knowledge to students,… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

Collegiate Press Roundup 4-16-10

Apr 16, 2010 by Glenn Ricketts |

Students write about "text-speak," Larry Summers, whether bad weather makes students superhuman, "gender justice," and the unwelcome selection of Martha Nussbaum as graduation speaker.

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LSU Professor Stabbed in Back for Insisting on High Standards

Apr 15, 2010 by George Leef |

Inside Higher Ed today has a revealing story about grading and academic standards. Louisiana State has removed a professor who insisted on a rigorous approach to her introductory biology class at the Baton Rouge campus. She gave… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

Re: Bologna Process

Apr 15, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

George Leef highlighted his Pope Center article analyzing the Bologna Process, an effort to standardize European higher education requirements and make it easier for students to transfer to universities in other EU countries. Many… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

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Apr 15, 2010 by David Clemens |

The shape of satire is circular; what a satire mocks can never be shown as improving because satire’s aim is to expose, ridicule, and thereby correct, similar folly in reality.  Nothing changes in Gulliver’s Travels… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

Best-Educated vs. Most-Educated

Apr 15, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Clarifying President Obama's 2020 higher ed goal - sending more students to college won’t make the United States the best-educated nation.

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Is “The Bologna Process” Just a Lot of…?

Apr 14, 2010 by George Leef |

In this week's Clarion Call, I write about the recent book The Challenge of Bologna, which argues that the European higher education reform process poses a serious challenge that the US needs to meet. I don't agree. This… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Unions Coddle New York’s Academics

Apr 14, 2010 by Candace de Russy |

Forget that taxpayers are being crushed by reckless government spending. Forget, for example in New York State, that they are being ground under by  a $9.2 billion budget deficit for the newly begun fiscal year. As the AAUP… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

Former NAS Board Member Quoted in WSJ on Katyn Forest Massacre

Apr 13, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Adam Scrupski, a former board member of the NAS, is quoted in today's Wall Street Journal in the article "The Fog Over Katyn Forest" by Bret Stephens. Stephens quotes a blog post by Scrupski for the National Association… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

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