Peter Wood and Rachelle Peterson Interviewed on Leaders with Ginni Thomas

National Association of Scholars

NAS president Peter Wood and research associate Rachelle Peterson appeared on Leaders with Ginni Thomas yesterday to discuss the report they co-wrote on the campus sustainability movement. Sustainability: Higher Education's New Fundamentalism, released in March, gives a comprehensive account of the latest ideology refashioning higher education. The 39-minute interview with Mrs. Thomas explores the history of the sustainability movement; its ties to the minimum wage, gay marriage, and #BlackLivesMatter movements; the costs of sustainability; the hollowing out of the curriculum; and more.

Click here to watch the interview. 

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