Recent Articles

Cracking Down on Illegal Ties to China

UPDATED 1/15/21: A repository of 43 American professors, higher ed administrators, students, and government researchers who have been investigated or charged for illegal ties to China.

An Antidote for Higher Ed's Disease

NAS Board Chair Keith Whitaker's closing remarks from our January 13 report launch, "Freedom to Learn: A Blueprint for Higher Education Reform."

Video: Freedom to Learn

American higher education is in dire need of reform. But where should we start, and what specific changes are needed? Read the policy recommendations and watch our launch event to find out. 

Scholars Encourage Reforms to the Higher Education Act

How do we encourage reform of America’s costly, politicized, and dysfunctional system of higher education? NAS's policy recommendations in Freedom to Learn detail a way forward.

Most Recent from Minding The Campus

Prejudice Under the Microscope: The Implicit Association Test (Part II)

Editor’s Note: This article is part of an ongoing symposium on white fragility and its related concepts. To view all of the essays in this series, click here. In Part I of this series, the intr...

A “Reverse Canceling” and its Critics

In what may be a rare (and possibly unique) example of “reverse canceling” — firing someone because he is woke, not because he is not — Garrett Felber, an assistant professor of history at the Univers...

Reports

Freedom to Learn

Freedom to Learn provides a guideline of 40 detailed suggestions for legislative reforms. These initiatives, if enacted by Congress, would encourage reform of America's costly, politicized, a...

Rebalancing the Narrative

Rebalancing the Narrative: Higher Education, Border Security, and Immigration discusses the various dimensions of immigration policy and suggests topics for debate. This report gives students and...

Disfigured History

Disfigured History: How the College Board Demolishes the Past details the careless, politicized history in the College Board's revisions of the Advanced Placement (AP) European, United States, and...

Dear Colleague

Dear Colleague explains how sexual assault came to be a form of sex discrimination and surveys the regulatory path that Title IX administrators took to make this word-play a reality. This report also...

CounterCurrent


January 12, 2021

Rebalancing the Campus Immigration Narrative

Why is there one right answer on immigration in higher ed? In NAS's new report, "Rebalancing the Narrative," George R. La Noue answers this question and proposes a way to restore...

January 5, 2021

2020 NAS Roundup

As we enter a new year, we're taking some time to reflect on all that we accomplished in the rollercoaster known as 2020....

December 29, 2020

Dalton Faculty Issue 24 "Anti-Racist" Demands

A radical, racialist manifesto has left countless faculty and parents incensed at the Dalton School....

Statements

ED and DOS Issue Urgent Warning About Chinese Influence in American Schools

NAS commends the Education and State Depts. for issuing two joint letters urging American education leaders to investigate possible Chinese government influence in their schools.

Trump Orders No Federal Funding for CRT and Stereotyping

Last month, the president took two key actions affecting higher ed: a memorandum tackling Critical Race Theory and Executive Order 13950.

Press Releases

Scholars Encourage Reforms to the Higher Education Act

How do we encourage reform of America’s costly, politicized, and dysfunctional system of higher education? NAS's policy recommendations in Freedom to Learn detail a way forward.

Scholars File Amicus Brief in Support of ED Amid Title IX Challenge

NAS has filed an amicus brief in the Washington, D.C. District Court in support of the Department of Education and its new Title IX regulations put into effect on August 14, 2020.

Events

EVENT: Freedom to Learn

How do we reform America's costly, politicized, and dysfunctional system of higher education? Join the National Association of Scholars this Wednesday, January 13th at 3 pm ET to find out. 

EVENT: American Dreams

Join us for the launch event of Rebalancing the Narrative, on January 7th at 2 pm ET.