Peter Wood on Bias in American Universities

Peter Wood

The College Fix posted an article drawing heavily on an interview with NAS president Peter Wood. The article traces the history of the liberal university structure to 1962, when the Port Huron statement called upon universities to provide a basis for a "New Left." 

“The 1960s began as a sort of alienation from the engines of American progress and that … fit nicely with the Port Huron statement’s view of using higher education to foster a … soft alienation towards traditional American values,” said Peter Wood.

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