Read thoughts and initiatives from the National Association of Scholars.

January 21, 2020

Surrender of the Humanities

Peter Wood

Why are the humanities disappearing? Is it dethronement brought by a "neoliberal" disenchantment or a forfeiting of profundity the Academy's elite?

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January 21, 2020

Written Remarks for EO 12866 Meeting


When the 2011 Dear Colleague Letter was issued, NAS watched with alarm as campus officials alleged, without evidence, a college rape epidemic.  NAS supports a reevaluation of current Title IX practice. Enclosed are our remarks given during...

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January 21, 2020

Racial Equity and Social Justice — Courtesy of Higher Education

William H. Young

Local governments are enacting higher education mandates on social justice and equality argues William Young.

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January 20, 2020

Public Access to Data is Essential

David Randall, Stan Young and Warren Kindzierski

Why support the EPA's proposed rule, "Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science?"

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January 17, 2020

Partisan Registration and Contributions of Faculty in Flagship Colleges

Mitchell Langbert and Sean Stevens

The overwhelming political homogeneity of faculty members has raised concerns that it may lead to questionable research practices, as well as lead to increased skepticism about higher education. In this paper, Mitchell Langbert and Sean Ste...

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