Politicization

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Boycotting Israel Compromises Dialogue, Scholars Say

Jan 29, 2014 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: The National Association of Scholars writes that colleges and universities should be above politics.

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ASA and the Politicization of Academe

Dec 21, 2013 by Peter Wood |

NAS president Peter Wood explains why NAS won't boycott the boycotters: academia is meant to argue and persuade, not merely to get the upper hand by any means necessary.

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Why Mitch Daniels Was Wrong

Oct 23, 2013 by Peter Wood |

The president of Purdue University recently apologized for speaking at an event held by a conservative think tank. He shouldn't have apologized, says Peter Wood.

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Sociology Can be Saved

Sep 25, 2013 by George Leef |

The best way to keep sociology constructive, writes Professor J. Scott Lewis, is to maintain value neutrality in academic inquiry.

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“Residence Life” Resurrected

Aug 21, 2013 by George Leef |

George Leef on the divisiveness of a diversity-oriented housing program at UNC.

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Some Profs Just Can’t Teach Objectively

Aug 19, 2013 by George Leef |

Is it always possible to "tell it like it is"?

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Napolitano—A Disastrous Choice

Jul 17, 2013 by Peter Wood |

The University of California Regents' choice of president proves a preference for politics over pedagogy.

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AQ Summer 2013: “Peer Review in the Politicized Academy”

Jun 26, 2013 by NAS |

The summer 2013 issue of Academic Questions features a special section on peer review and politicization in American higher ed.

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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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What Has Happened to the AAUP?

Jun 18, 2013 by Peter Wood |

The AAUP scores higher on politicization than academic freedom at its recent conference.

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Seeking Value or Imposing Values?

Jun 17, 2013 by Eric R. Terzuolo |

Dr. Terzuolo responds to the AAC&U's new global learning rubric.

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My review of Neil Gross’s book, concluded

Jun 12, 2013 by George Leef |

George Leef concludes his critque of Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care?

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What Would the Left Do without Emotional Causes?

Jun 11, 2013 by George Leef |

The current mania over fossil fuel divestment tends to be heavy on emotion and light on logic.

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I Critique the New Book by Neil Gross

Jun 05, 2013 by George Leef |

Why are professors liberal? George Leef responds to Neil Gross's answer.

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A Politicized Introductory Government Course at NC State

May 22, 2013 by George Leef |

George Leef weighs in on the debate on how much progressive professors influence their students.

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