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August 23, 2021

The Wreckage of Endowed Chairs

Daniel Pipes

More and more history departments are staffed by named chairs, who through guaranteed income and other benefits leave their discipline in disarray by failing to attract students and allowing ever-grea......

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June 7, 2021

Anticipating Academia’s Decline Already in 1971

Daniel Pipes

Pipes nominates Nathan Marsh Pusey, president of Harvard 1953-71, as the person who first foresaw and explained the modern American university’s disastrous decline.

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February 25, 2021

Getting Bashar al-Assad Very Wrong

Daniel Pipes

Even in a scholarly discipline regularly upbraided for its ineptitude, Professor of Middle East History at Trinity University in San Antonio David W. Lesch stands out. Among the most rhapsod......

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