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Equality In Servitude: From Citizen Competence to Therapeutic Despotism

Seek to produce competent students, and you honor your commitment to higher education; seek to produce innocent victims, and you become an institution of higher infantilization.

This Time We're Ready: The Re-Appointment of Catherine Lhamon

Catherine Lhamon is confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Assistant Secretary for the Office of Civil Rights. Her reappointment is disappointing, but this time we're ready to fight against her administr......

How Can State Legislatures Counter Chinese Influence in American Higher Education?

This written testimony by NAS Senior Research Fellow Rachelle Peterson focuses on the CCP's continual influence on American higher ed, as well as what state legislatures can do about it.

Alumni Organize in Defense of College Free Speech

A press release announcing the launch of the Alumni Free Speech Alliance, a new organization dedicated to mobilizing college and university alumni in defense of free speech on campus.

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I Just Made My Last Student Loan Payment—Here’s How to Improve the System

I borrowed over $30,000 for college, and after many years of repayment, I am now officially (student loan) debt-free. By a bizarre twist of fate, much of my professional life has been devoted to study......

Educating Students About the Victims of Communism

Editor's Note: This article was originally published by RealClearEducation on October 15, 2021 and is crossposted here with permission. Many Americans today assume that the threat of Communism su......


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......


October 19, 2021

Inside the Magical World of PSLF

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness program: Where $0 payments make your student debt dreams come true!...

October 12, 2021

Foreign Gift Disclosure Dies in Darkness

Financial transparency in American higher ed remains an urgent topic for discussion and reform, even if the national education media has set it aside to fry bigger fish....

October 5, 2021

Taking a Stand Against Academia’s Gender-Mania

American colleges and universities must reverse course on their embrace of gender ideology—too much is at stake....


NAS Statement on Gender Ideology in Higher Education

The National Association of Scholars opposes the proliferation of gender ideology in American higher education.

Scapegoating 101

NAS opposes the recent actions of several law schools that have disciplined faculty members for having pointed to the below average academic performance of minority students.

Press Releases

Take This Job and Shove It

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

New Report Recommends Overhaul of EPA Regulatory Methodology

Shifting Sands examines the consequences of irreproducible science on government policy and regulation. The first report of Shifting Sands focuses on PM2.5 Regulation and irreproducible research......


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.