David Randall

Director of Communications, National Association of Scholars. David Randall can be reached at [email protected]

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Ideology on Campus - December 2, 2019

Social Justice Education in America

David Randall

Social Justice Education in America is a comprehensive examination of the inner workings of social justice advocates at more than 60 universities and how they have insinuated themselves into...

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Study of the Curriculum - September 20, 2019

Beach Books 2018-2019

David Randall

Hundreds of American colleges and universities assign a summer reading to entering freshmen—usually one book, which is often un-academic and politically progressive. This year, Beach Books finds...

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Study of the Curriculum - October 1, 2018

Beach Books 2017-2018

David Randall

Hundreds of American colleges and universities assign a summer reading to entering freshmen—usually one book, which is often un-academic and politically progressive. This year, Beach Books provi...

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Corrupting the University - April 14, 2018

The Irreproducibility Crisis of Modern Science

David Randall and Christopher Welser

A reproducibility crisis afflicts a wide range of scientific and social-scientific disciplines, from epidemiology to social psychology. Many supposedly scientific results cannot be reproduced, because...

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Academic Freedom - January 15, 2018

Charting Academic Freedom

David Randall

A resource for anyone interested in the issue of academic freedom on college campuses in America. Charting compares fourteen published statements on academic freedom in twenty-five categorie...

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Ideology on Campus - January 22, 2017

Making Citizens

David Randall

The “New Civics” redefines civics as progressive political activism. Rooted in the radical program of the 1960s’ New Left, the New Civics presents itself as an up-to-date version of...

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Study of the Curriculum - June 13, 2016

The Disappearing Continent

David Randall

Much of the European past goes missing in the new AP European History Course and Exam Description. The College Board tells the story of European history as the triumph of secular progressivism, and sh...

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January 3, 2020

Can Universities Survive America's Leveling?

David Randall

“Diversity and inclusion for thee but not for me” is how David Randall describes the thesis of Anthony Kronman’s 2019 book The Assault on American Excellence. Kronman, the...

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September 3, 2019

The Hopeful Land

David Randall

A review of Land of Hope: An Invitation to the Great American Story.

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May 31, 2019

Politicized Science

David Randall

From mandating social justice bona fides for faculty candidates to enforcing climate alarmist groupthink in “gold standard” journals, the diversity creed is threatening science p...

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April 10, 2020

Coronavirus and Closing Colleges

David Randall

The financial implications of the coronavirus pandemic have put many colleges and universities, particularly of the small, private variety, on death watch. 

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April 9, 2020

Farewell to Beach Books

David Randall

It's time to say goodbye to our decade-long survey of college common readings. 

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April 8, 2020

Rethinking University Dependence on Foreign Students

David Randall

Once the coronavirus pandemic subsides, might it not be better if we tried to attract American students and their tuition dollars by competing to provide a rigorous, remunerative education?

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