Mar 12, 2012 by Michael Strong |
Shimer College has announced the appointment of a new president, Susan Henking, a feminist religious scholar.
Apr 20, 2010 by Peter Wood |
Shimer College lost its nerve in what was ultimately a battle over academic standards.
Apr 19, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |
After a long battle between the president and the faculty, alumni, and students, Shimer College's board has voted to remove President Tom Lindsay.
Mar 19, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |
The Wall Street Journal picks up the Shimer College story, in which faculty complain that "liberty" and "liberal" are "code words for the right wing."
Feb 25, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |
Tom Lindsay, president of the Great Books college, has made himself highly unpopular by insisting on a return to the ideals of Western civilization. Faculty members unanimously opposed a new mission statement which emphasizes,…
Jan 27, 2010 by Ashley Thorne, Peter Wood |
A tiny Great Books college in Chicago encounters a clash of ideas.