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Explore the debate and science of AAC&U.

June 7, 2018

Defending a Debased Version of the Liberal Arts

Peter Wood

The AAUP and AAC&U issue statement in support of a hollowed liberal arts.

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February 2, 2012

Civics Lessons

Peter Wood

Peter Wood critiques the new AAC&U report on college-level civics education.

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September 27, 2010

Nouveau Relativism in Academe

Peter Wood

Further thoughts on the AAC&U’s praise of ‘perspective-taking.’

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September 17, 2010

A Call for Open-Mindedness or a Culture War Maneuver?

Peter Wood

The AAC&U's new report, "Engaging Diverse Viewpoints," styles itself as an appeal for intellectual diversity but is full of politically correct buzzwords.

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November 3, 2009

LEAPs and Bounds

Ashley Thorne

An initiative spawned of the outcomes assessment movement, Liberal Education & America's Promise (LEAP), sounds boring enough. But what is really going on when the lords of of education go a-L...

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May 1, 2009

Seat Time at the AAC&U

Peter Wood

78% of colleges and universities use learning outcomes, survey says.

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February 2, 2009

Vote on Administrator's Political Showcasing

Ashley Thorne

Should a campus dean use his university platform to advertise his politics? Vote now!

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April 17, 2002

What Do College Graduates Know?

Michael Block

An NAS survey of Arizona college graduates' knowledge of the liberal arts.

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