Hiring

Documenting Discrimination in Hiring and Promotion

Apr 09, 2014 by Peter Wood |

NAS seeks to identify academics who believe they have been denied hiring or promotion on the basis of race, ethnicity, or sex.

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A Blackballed Conservative Gets Her Day in Court

Feb 23, 2012 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood reviews the First Amendment lawsuit brought by a conservative lawyer who was turned down for a teaching position at the University of Iowa College of Law.

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Look Who’s Endorsing a Race-Based View of Knowledge

Jan 16, 2012 by Robert Weissberg |

A new document from the American Political Science Association views race and epistemology as inseparable.

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Why the SCOTUS Should Reverse Grutter

Jan 09, 2012 by George Leef, Glenn Ricketts, Roger Clegg |

The 2003 Supreme Court decision in Grutter v Bollinger was severely flawed. Larry Purdy wants it overturned.

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“Targeted Discrimination”: What to Look for When Investigating Ideological…

Feb 23, 2011 by Steve Balch |

How do we know whether conservatives face discrimination in academe?

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Quotas at Quinnipiac: “We Very Much Want an African-American for That Particular…

Nov 02, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

A university president announces his intention to hire a "high-quality African-American." At a meeting last week he said, "Having that person be an African-American is very important to concluding that search."

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Law Schools are Indoctrinating Rather Than Educating

Oct 28, 2010 by Don Racheter |

The Iowa Association of Scholars observes that law schools suffer from political bias, and that in turn, the U.S. judicial system suffers.

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Will You Promote Diversity? Virginia Tech Tests Faculty Candidates Commitment

Sep 01, 2010 by Ashley Thorne, Peter Wood |

A major public university has fashioned a “diversity” litmus test for faculty hiring.

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Dictatorships and Double Standards, Part II

Aug 19, 2010 by Robert L. Paquette |

Professor Paquette responds to the controversy generated this summer after Hamilton College sought to censor his NAS article.

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Hamilton College to Prof. Paquette: Shut Up

Jul 27, 2010 by Peter Wood |

An academic official seeks to censor a Hamilton professor's NAS article "Dictatorships and Double Standards."

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“They So Despise Her Politics” - Do Conservative Faculty Candidates Get…

Jul 12, 2010 by Ashley Thorne, Peter Wood |

An unsuccessful faculty candidate for a position at the University of Iowa College of Law believes she was denied the appointment because of her politics.

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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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A Half-Dozen Push-Backs for Faculty Hiring Committee Meetings

Mar 22, 2010 by Roger Clegg |

Tips for standing up against "diversity" hiring.

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