Summer 2016 Issue of Academic Questions
The Disappearing Continent
A critique of the College Board's revised AP European History exam
Books With Spines: Weapons
What are the best books about weapons?
The Architecture of Intellectual Freedom
The NAS published a major statement on the purposes of higher education.
Educated opinion and commentary on developments and trends in higher education
A forum for highlighting news and views in higher education
Studies documenting trends in contemporary academia
News from the National Association of Scholars
Official positions taken by the National Association of Scholars
President, National Association of Scholars
Executive Director, National Association of Scholars
Research Associate, National Association of Scholars
Director of Research, National Association of Scholars
Public Affairs Officer, National Association of Scholars
A new bill targets religious colleges and strips attending students of state grants.
NAS's seventeenth entry in its Books With Spines series. Join us in selecting books about weapons.
The complete list of Books With Spine suggestions.
Part 3: Service. When you join a committee, you either make your colleagues' workdays easier or make them harder. If the latter, they will remember the fact and it may very well come up at tenure time.
Part 2: Teaching. Sage-on-the-stage, the flipped classroom? No need for that. Just avoid a few crucial missteps. Plus: How to raise your students’ grades without inflating them. From First Things.
Part 1: Research. If you are an untenured humanities who is also a religious or social conservative, the bar is set higher for you. Mark Bauerlein is here to offer advice to the untenured professor.
Frontier Centre for Public Policy releases a report illuminating the failed agenda of fossil fuel divestment.
It’s getting harder to tell the difference between real news about colleges and the Onion’s parodies.