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May 29, 2020

Doris Ariane and Lowell Lawrence Blaisdell, In Memoriam

National Association of Scholars

The NAS is the grateful recipient of a generous estate gift from longtime NAS supporters Lowell and Doris Blaisdell of Denton, TX.

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May 29, 2020

Cracking Down on Illegal Ties to China

John David

We’re tracking American professors, higher ed administrators, and students who have been charged for crimes surrounding illegal ties to China.

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May 28, 2020

On the Liberating Arts

Forest Hansen

A liberal education is a liberating education, and the residential liberal arts college is specially set up to free a student to become a person.

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May 27, 2020

Tie Pandemic Aid to the Renewal of Higher Education

Jonathan Pidluzny

Simply calling on higher education to do better is like trying to herd cats with a feather—legislative action is needed.

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May 26, 2020

Testing Affirmative Action

George W. Dent and Hal R. Arkes

The Supreme Court has held that courts must strictly scrutinize systems that give preferences to people based on their race. Judges need to insist on disaggregated data and evidence that a university...

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