University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

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Peter Wood in Real Clear Education on the Berkeley Riots

Feb 06, 2017 by NAS |

NAS President Peter Wood explains the causes of the Berkeley Riot--the New Civics in action.

Napolitano’s Law-Breaking Scheme at UCal

Nov 26, 2013 by Peter Wood |

In her new presidency at the University of California, Janet Napolitano is embracing academic corruption in the form of a spending spree on diversity.

Educational Malpractice Abounding

Aug 20, 2013 by George Leef |

George Leef on the real harms inflicted by mismatch in higher ed.

Telling the Truth About “Holistic” Admissions

Aug 07, 2013 by George Leef |

George Leef weighs in on the recent New York Times article about UC Berkeley's admission procedures.

The University of California Regents Contradict Themselves

Jun 25, 2013 by Charles L. Geshekter , John Ellis |

In a new series of correspondence about the California Association of Scholars' report A Crisis of Competence, the University of California Regents appear less than transparent.

California Association of Scholars Responds to UC Regents

Mar 05, 2013 by Charles Geshekter , John M. Ellis |

The California Association of Scholars responds a second time to UC's Board of Regents.

California Scholars Confront Regents on UC Politicization

Feb 05, 2013 by Charles L. Geshekter , John Ellis |

The California Association of Scholars, a division of NAS, challenges the Board of Regents to address political activism in the classroom at the University of California. 

Advice for a Young Scholar

Aug 02, 2012 by George Leef |

In this week's Pope Center Clarion Call, Professor David Clemens shares a letter he wrote to a student of his who wants to enter the professorial ranks…

What’s Up with California Higher Ed?

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.

Courses on Inequality—They Could be Taught Objectively, but Most Aren’t

May 23, 2012 by George Leef |

Most college courses in inequality are overwhelmingly taught from a leftist perspective but they shouldn't be.

A Crisis of Competence: Update, Comment, and Criticism

May 21, 2012 by Steve Balch |

NAS chairman Steve Balch answers responses to the new report by the California Association of Scholars on politicization in the University of California.

“Teaching as a Subversive Activity”: The Theory of Political Indoctrination

May 04, 2012 by Zombie |

Teachers have a "moral imperative" to shape students' beliefs and make them "agents for change," declared a lanugage professor at a recent Berkeley lecture.

U California President Yudof Says Political Advocacy Is a Problem

Apr 19, 2012 by Ashley Thorne |

At a press conference UC president Mark Yudof declared his commitment to ideology-free education. Charles Geshekter of the Caliofornia Association of Scholars asked him to say so in a memo to the UC Board of Regents.

Politics, Education, and More Politics: NAS’s New Report on the University of California

Apr 11, 2012 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood discusses the National Association of Scholars’ new report that says higher education has been hurt by the failure of safeguards against using the classroom to advance partisan ideas and loyalties.

The Ugly Politicization of the University of California

Apr 04, 2012 by George Leef |

The recent NAS report on politicization in the UC system is right on target.

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