Recent Articles

North Dakota Bans CRT, 1619 Returns, and Wisconsin Parents File Suit

Although the heated debates of the last few months have simmered down for the holidays, activists, policymakers, and parents still push competing visions of education.

1619 Again: Revisiting the Project's Troubled Past

New York Times editor Jake Silverstein's new essay on the 1619 Project attempts to glide past the awkwardness that accompanied the project’s early days. Let's set the record straigh......

Press Release: NAS Files Amicus Brief in Vlaming v. West Point School Board

NAS has filed an amicus brief in support of Peter Vlaming's appeal to the Supreme Court of Virginia after he was fired for declining to refer to a female student by male pronouns.

NAS Urges the South Dakota Board of Regents to Build Upon Its Initial Reform Efforts

The National Association of Scholars applauds the South Dakota Board of Regents for its first steps toward reforming the state's public universities and proposes additional reforms.

Most Recent from Minding The Campus

Counter Wokecraft: Why I Wrote It and Why You Should Read It

I’m a professor of engineering at a large progressive university. I’ve written and just released a short book with James Lindsay called Counter Wokecraft: A Field Manual for Combatting the Woke in the......

The 'Diversity' Road to Mediocrity

When you are looking for a scientist, an engineer, a designer, or an artist, if the most brilliant, accomplished, and talented candidate is a white male, reject him! White males are not “diverse,” are......

Reports

Shifting Sands: Report I

Shifting Sands: Unsound Science and Unsafe Regulation examines how irreproducible science affects select areas of government policy and regulation governed by different federal agencies. This fir......

Skewed History

Skewed History: Textbook Coverage of Early America and the New Deal is a review and critique of five textbooks’ coverage of four historical periods: The European Settlement of North America......

Climbing Down

America’s most popular science curriculum, the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), fails students. This report details how the popular curriculum omits basic tenets of science, including t......

Priced Out

As more Americans attend college, costs rise, and more students fail to graduate, we ask, "why?" Priced Out details the spending habits of 50 universities across America and provides......

CounterCurrent


November 23, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving from NAS!

Before we sit down for Thursday's feast, here are five things we’re thankful for this holiday season....

November 16, 2021

The Pell Grant Chicken Comes Before the Egg

Why expanding federal student aid only worsens the debt crisis....

November 9, 2021

A New University Returns to Higher Ed’s Roots

It is our hope that the University of Austin can serve as a haven for truly liberal education for many years to come....

Statements

NAS Statement on the Response to COVID-19 in Higher Education

The National Association of Scholars opposes both institutional and governmental COVID-19 vaccine mandates.

A New University Dedicated to the Fearless Pursuit of Truth

The National Association of Scholars welcomes the founding of the University of Austin, Texas—a new light in the darkness of higher education for students seeking a truly liberal education.

Press Releases

Press Release: NAS Files Amicus Brief in Vlaming v. West Point School Board

NAS has filed an amicus brief in support of Peter Vlaming's appeal to the Supreme Court of Virginia after he was fired for declining to refer to a female student by male pronouns.

Take This Job and Shove It

PSU Board of Trustees must investigate the resignation of Dr. Peter Boghossian.

Events

Event: A Dubious Expediency

Join NAS on Friday, July 16th at 2 pm ET for a discussion on the effects of racial preferences in higher education. 

Video: 1820

What is the legacy of the Missouri Compromise? Watch our webinar as John Craig Hammond, Jeffrey Pasley, Paul Finkelman discuss.