Peter Wood

President, National Association of Scholars Dr. Peter Wood can be reached at pwood@nas.org.

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The Georgia Diversion: Faculty Aren’t Biased, Students Are, Says the Peach…

Aug 29, 2008 by Peter Wood |

The University System of Georgia conducted a "Survey on Student Speech and Discussion," which has been heralded as proof that the U.S. doesn't have a problem with bias in the classroom. But we have our doubts. Clouding the…

Are Students Customers? No

Aug 29, 2008 by Peter Wood |

NAS Executive Director Peter Wood replies to Ed Cutting with an opposing view, that "the 'customer service' model of higher education is an illusory path to real academic reform."

Socialism for Sophomores

Aug 26, 2008 by Ashley Thorne, Peter Wood |

The University of Massachusetts at Amherst has outdone itself in offering a descent into radical ideology pure and simple. Its Social Thought & Political Economy program reveals to us how easy it is to add a socialist mentality…

When I Squeeze You, You Make Noise!

Aug 22, 2008 by Peter Wood |

NAS executive director Peter Wood considers the rationale behind Princeton's "25 Most Influential Alumni" list. Not to miss among the "Portraits of Influence" is the man who gave us the Rubber Ducky song.

Can Social Workers Be Competent? And Other Conundrums Arising from Charles Murray’s…

Aug 14, 2008 by Peter Wood |

Charles Murray asserts that the degree should be replaced by the CPA-like certification. NAS executive director Peter Wood comments on Murray's suggestion and indicates possible flaws in the scheme.

Now on Sale

Aug 14, 2008 by Peter Wood |

Lovely handcrafted hobo sticks and bundles now available for purchase from NAS.

A Degree in Agitprop

Aug 11, 2008 by Ashley Thorne, Peter Wood |

Prompted by one of our Argus volunteers, NAS looks into a degree program in social justice education at U Mass Amherst. There we find one of those fantasy studies we thought existed only in such realms as Miskatonic or Hogwarts.

A Bill Becomes a Law

Aug 04, 2008 by Peter Wood, Steve Balch |

NAS president Steve Balch and executive director Peter Wood tell about the American History for Freedom Program, a tiny gem in the massive newly-passed Higher Education Act.

“Big Argus” Meets the Playground Bullies

Jul 31, 2008 by Peter Wood |

Yesterday's IHE article, which framed the Argus project as a Big Brother operation, set the dervishes of the Left in motion. NAS executive director Peter Wood takes time to separate spin from fact.

Pullups: Outgrowing the dorm diapers and doing the real world workout

Jul 28, 2008 by Peter Wood |

If students need a grown-up university, why are colleges feeding them baby food?

National Association of Scowlers

Jul 26, 2008 by Peter Wood |

Introducing the other NAS: a disgruntled membership association of fist-shakers working to thwart new ideas and to sustain the tradition of grim solemnity and cranky curmudgeonhood in America

Never Bored

Jul 02, 2008 by Peter Wood |

Games! Prizes! Listimania!

Jailhouse Ed

Jun 20, 2008 by Adrianna Groth, Peter Wood |

If prisoners can earn college degrees while incarcerated, can the Liberal Arts liberate?

Business-as-Usual Bureaucrats Picnic with “I-Despise-America” Ideologues

Jun 17, 2008 by Glenn Ricketts, Peter Wood |

How state social work boards responded to "The Scandal of Social Work Education." So far.

Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me

Jun 11, 2008 by Peter Wood |

Our secret mission has been exposed.

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