Explore the debate and science of Intellectual Diversity.

February 28, 2023

NAS/Centiment Poll: North Carolinians Support Intellectual Diversity

National Association of Scholars

A survey commissioned by the NAS asks 1,020 North Carolina voters their views on intellectual diversity, civics education, the use of diversity statements, and a proposed new Center for Civic Life at......

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February 3, 2023

UNC Board Moves to Prohibit Compelled Speech

John D. Sailer

A UNC Board resolution seeks to restrict the school's use of compelled speech in the form of "diversity statements," which often act as political litmus tests.

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February 2, 2023

UNC Board of Trustees Forges Path to Reform for Others to Follow

Peter Wood and David Randall

UNC Board of Trustees vote unanimously to establish the School of Civic Life and Leadership.

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February 1, 2023

Applause for the "Education Governor"

David Randall

Florida's Governor Ron DeSantis has announced new reforms to curb bloated bureaucracies of higher education and encourage intellectual diversity.

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March 15, 2022

The Root of Self-Censorship

Marina Ziemnick

In order to have any hope of preserving academic freedom and ideological diversity, we must address the toxic ideology at the core of campus censorship head on.

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November 9, 2021

A New University Returns to Higher Ed’s Roots

David Acevedo

It is our hope that the University of Austin can serve as a haven for truly liberal education for many years to come.

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November 5, 2021

Advocacy vs. Scientific Inquiry: A Letter to the Society of Toxicology

Peter Wood

NAS writes to the Society of Toxicology to ensure the integrity of its publication procedures and the credibility of its commitment to the pursuit of scientific truth.

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October 26, 2021

Colby College Signals "Conservatives Need Not Apply"

Daniel Pipes

A routine job posting exhibits how one's personal political beliefs are becoming more important to academic administrators and hiring committees.

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April 20, 2021

It’s All Blue at UT Austin

David Acevedo

UT Austin proves once again that it cares little for intellectual diversity—it has instead chosen to violate civil rights law and entrench ideological conformity.

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