Peter Wood

President, National Association of Scholars Dr. Peter Wood can be reached at pwood@nas.org.

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How Data-Mining Hurts Higher Education

Dec 16, 2014 by Peter Wood |

The promises of data-mining in higher education are that we will end up with more students achieving degrees at lower cost, but the soft totalitarianism that will be required to achieve these gains is a high cost.

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Libertarians vs. Progressives: The New Campus Divide

Dec 01, 2014 by Peter Wood |

There is a dramatic divide on campus between students caught up in campus "hook-up culture" and feminist crusaders against "rape culture."

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Common Core Standards Set by Our Elites

Nov 06, 2014 by Peter Wood |

NAS President Peter Wood visited Birmingham, Alabama to discuss the Common Core with the Alabama chapter of the Eagle Forum.

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Letter to Miami University President: Praise for Inviting George Will

Oct 27, 2014 by Peter Wood |

NAS president Peter Wood wrote a letter to Dr. David C. Hodge, president of Miami University, commending him for his decision to invite George Will to speak on campus. 

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Stanley Fish’s Postmodern Take on Academic Freedom

Oct 27, 2014 by Peter Wood |

NAS president Peter Wood reviews Stanley Fish's latest book, Versions of Academic Freedom.

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Letter to Scripps College President: Re-Invite George Will

Oct 22, 2014 by Peter Wood |

NAS president Peter Wood urges Scripps College president Lori Bettison-Varga to re-invite George Will to speak on campus.

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Beach Books 2013-2014: What Do Colleges and Universities Want Students to Read Outside…

Oct 21, 2014 by Ashley Thorne, Marilee Turscak, Peter Wood |

A report on the books assigned in 2013-2014 as "common reading."

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Letter to Scripps Trustees: Re-Invite George Will

Oct 21, 2014 by Peter Wood |

NAS president Peter Wood urges Scripps College trustees to re-invite George Will to speak on campus.

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Peter Wood on Bias in American Universities

Oct 09, 2014 by Peter Wood |

The College Fix posted an article, drawing heavily on an interview with Peter Wood.

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Revisiting the Classics: Stoner

Sep 25, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood reviews Stoner, a book for those who persist in loving great imaginative works.

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A Climate March Against Capitalism

Sep 24, 2014 by Peter Wood |

The world's largest climate march took place in New York City on Sunday, September 21.

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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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Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome

Sep 05, 2014 by Peter Wood |

"[PTSS] provides an evidence-proof explanation that lifts away moral responsibility from those engaged in self-destructive, anti-social, and criminal behavior."

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Why Conservatives are Up in Arms About the College Board’s AP History Course

Aug 27, 2014 by Peter Wood |

"We are told that the course is the work of scholars whose only agenda was to create a good course. This doesn’t ring true."

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