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Defending the Humanities and Heather Mac Donald

Jan 14, 2014 by Peter Wood |

NAS president Peter Wood argues why cultivating an interest in the important and enduring achievements of the human imagination are as "relevant" as they ever were.

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Napolitano’s Law-Breaking Scheme at UCal

Nov 26, 2013 by Peter Wood |

In her new presidency at the University of California, Janet Napolitano is embracing academic corruption in the form of a spending spree on diversity.

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Utopian Solution to Higher Ed’s Problems: Make It Free

Aug 28, 2013 by George Leef |

Robert Samuels argues in a new book that public higher ed can and should be free; George Leef disagrees.

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The University of California Regents Contradict Themselves

Jun 25, 2013 by Charles L. Geshekter , John Ellis |

In a new series of correspondence about the California Association of Scholars' report A Crisis of Competence, the University of California Regents appear less than transparent.

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California Association of Scholars Responds to UC Regents

Mar 05, 2013 by Charles Geshekter , John M. Ellis |

The California Association of Scholars responds a second time to UC's Board of Regents.

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California Higher-Ed: Regents Deny Critics a Fair Hearing

Feb 19, 2013 by Peter Berkowitz |

The UC Board of Regents seems determined to disregard substantial evidence of the politicization of college education on its watch, in part by denying to its critics, the California Association of Scholars.

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California Scholars Confront Regents on UC Politicization

Feb 05, 2013 by Charles L. Geshekter , John Ellis |

The California Association of Scholars, a division of NAS, challenges the Board of Regents to address political activism in the classroom at the University of California. 

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Indoctrinating Students Isn’t Easy

Nov 15, 2012 by Peter Wood |

Cash incentives are used at UCLA to reinforce the sustainability movement.

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New Study of “Holistic” Admissions at UCLA Generates Controversy

Nov 05, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |

A new study by a UCLA law professor reveals the extent to which race influences the school's undergraduate admissions policies.

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California Association of Scholars: New Evidence of Politicization at UC

Sep 07, 2012 by John M. Ellis |

Although the University of California denied accusations of political activism earlier this year, CAS addresses the UC once more after recent events on campus.

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Calling on the Regents to Protect Academic Integrity

Aug 29, 2012 by Ashley Thorne |

John Ellis writes about the controversy at UCLA in which a professor included a link, "Boycotting Israel," on his class website.

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UCLA Starts University for Illegal Immigrants

Aug 07, 2012 by Ashley Thorne |

A new California-based online university features illegal immigrant faculty members teaching illegal immigrant students.

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Leftist Nostalgia for Academic Standards

Jun 19, 2012 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood compares the second thoughts of a famous Marxist literary critic and the UCLA faculty’s rejection of a proposed diversity requirement.

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What’s Up with California Higher Ed?

Jun 14, 2012 by Ashley Thorne |

Three organizations have just published reports with concerns about the state of higher education in California and recommendations for how to fix it.

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A Crisis of Competence: Update, Comment, and Criticism

May 21, 2012 by Steve Balch |

NAS chairman Steve Balch answers responses to the new report by the California Association of Scholars on politicization in the University of California.

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