The NAS published the full report What Does Bowdoin Teach? How a Contemporary Liberal Arts College Shapes Students on April 3, 2013. We invite readers to consider our findings and share responses in the forum we’ve opened in “The Conversation” below. We are also accepting reactions in the form of articles via email to contact@nas.org.

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Bowdoin Told Us to Go: The Narrow Doors of Campus Access

Jul 03, 2014 by Robert B. Gregory |

Robert Gregory and his wife are volunteer advisors for Bowdoin Christian Fellowship, but the college will no longer let them proclaim their beliefs.

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Bowdoin’s Crackdown on Religious Liberty

Jun 16, 2014 by Michael Toscano |

Bowdoin denies its hostility to Evangelical Christianity. 

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New York Times Covers the Exclusion of Christians at Bowdoin

Jun 10, 2014 by Michael Toscano |

Advocates of traditional marriage face serious obstacles to free expression at Bowdoin College.

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Presidential Searches

May 01, 2014 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: Commitment to "Intellectual Diversity" top choice for new college presidents, says NAS.

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Why Do Most College Students Think the Same Thoughts?

Apr 30, 2014 by Peter Wood |

On many topics—racial preferences, sustainability, gay marriage, world citizenship, patriarchy, harassment, sexual freedom—there is room on campus for only one opinion.

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Bowdoin’s Double Bogey

Apr 21, 2014 by Peter Wood |

"Bowdoin has a bad conscience. It knows that it has made some wrong turns but it doesn't like hearing that from a stranger."

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The Liberal Arts Are in Trouble - Should We Celebrate?

Apr 10, 2014 by Heather Mac Donald, Patrick J. Deneen, Peter Lawler, Peter Wood, Samuel Goldman, Thomas K. Lindsay |

Minding the Campus holds a symposium on the question of whether the decline of the liberal arts is actually constructive. 

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The National Association of Scholars Calls for True Liberty and Fairness at Bowdoin…

Apr 07, 2014 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: A year after the release of What Does Bowdoin Teach? the NAS summons liberal arts colleges to give fair treatment to people across the political and religious spectrum. 

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Videos from the NAS Conference on Global Citizenship and Bowdoin College

Apr 03, 2014 by NAS |

All lectures from the NAS Conference on Global Citizenship and Bowdoin College are now available for viewing.

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The World Citizen on Campus

Mar 14, 2014 by Peter Wood |

The campus Left has found a new way of fostering a soft disdain for the American civic tradition: teaching students to be “citizens of the world.”

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Iced Out: We Held a Conference and Bowdoin Stayed Home

Feb 15, 2014 by Peter Wood |

NAS president Peter Wood reflects on how the Bowdoin College community has responded to NAS's report What Does Bowdoin Teach? with little more than quiet chuckles.

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An Update on the Mess at Bowdoin

Feb 11, 2014 by KC Johnson |

Dr. KC Johnson follows up on the Bowdoin Global Citizenship conference.

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From Democritus to Disney: ACTA Charts Academic Devolution of Elite Colleges

Feb 06, 2014 by Marilee Turscak |

The ACTA's examination of America's top-ranked liberal arts colleges reveals a deemphasis on fundamental subjects. 

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Video: Global Citizenship Conference

Feb 05, 2014 by NAS |

Watch the video from our conference in Brunswick, ME.

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Conference on Bowdoin College and Global Citizenship in Brunswick, Maine

Feb 03, 2014 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: The NAS will examine global citizenship and higher education at the conference “Global Illusions: Bowdoin’s Post-Citizens and the Future of American Higher Education” on February 6th.

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