Jul 26, 2012 by Ashley Thorne |
The university has designated over 200 courses as "green courses" and its general education program will now include a “sustainability studies" track. These two curricular developments tell us something about the expansionist…
Jun 14, 2012 by Ashley Thorne |
Three organizations have just published reports with concerns about the state of higher education in California and recommendations for how to fix it.
Jan 24, 2012 by George Leef |
To professors who dont' embrace diversity fervently enough.
Jan 05, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |
Is the use of inclusive use of the masculine singular pronoun grounds for accusations of sexual harassment? It was at CSU-Chico till FIRE ridiculed them with "Speech Code of the Year."
Jun 13, 2011 by Douglas Campbell |
The president of CSU-Chico declares that there is a “diversity imperative,” but inadvertently reveals his true agenda.
Feb 17, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |
We revisited some of our articles to find out what happened after we wrote them. Here’s what we learned.
Feb 14, 2011 by David Clemens |
The ed-blogosphere overflows with predictions of a “higher education bubble,” but I find no mention of one thing that epitomizes the whole sorry mess: the Ed.D. For many Ph.Ds, the Ed.D. represents the ticket…
Nov 19, 2010 by Douglas Campbell |
California State University, Chico circumvents the law with disingenuous rationalizations for "diversity."
Oct 15, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |
Professors are invited to join a committee that will find ways to impose "diversity in the classroom."
Apr 22, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |
California State University at Chico’s president, Paul Zingg, has just circulated a draft “diversity action plan for 2010-2015” titled To Form a More Inclusive Learning Community. He asks for feedback…
Apr 22, 2010 by Ashley Thorne, Peter Wood |
CSU Chico is asking for feedback on the draft of its diversity action plan for 2010-2015. We are happy to oblige.
Mar 23, 2010 by John M. Ellis |
"A lack of intellectual diversity hurts both left and right," contends Professor Ellis.
Nov 06, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |
A sustainability conference at CSU-Chico prompts a concerned letter. NAS spots some good reasons for concern.
May 15, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |
What will happen when the sustainability revolutionaries take over the college curriculum?
Sep 25, 2008 by Charles Geshekter |
This is an article from the "Future of Race Preferences" issue of Academic Questions (vol. 21, no. 3). It is an address that was originally presented at