May 15, 2024

Resource: Reports and Studies on DEI

National Association of Scholars

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) has been the focus of many reports and studies over the last few years. Here, we collect links to all those studies for the benefit of other researchers. 

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May 14, 2024

The Strange Non-Death of TikTok

Ian Oxnevad

While TikTok’s looming legislative death sentence has upset Communist China and American libertarians alike, it will likely remain an enabler of college campus chaos under ne......

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May 10, 2024

Event: Mind Parasites?

National Association of Scholars

Why do bad ideas spread so rapidly? Do bad ideas spread as a kind of malignant mind-worm pandemic? Join us for a fascinating discussion in our next Restoring the Sciences episode. 

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May 10, 2024

Event: The Future of Accreditation

National Association of Scholars

Listen in as we discuss the history and future of accreditation in higher education.

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May 9, 2024

Letter: Comment on Oregon Draft Social Science Standards

National Association of Scholars

The Oregon Education Department should rescind the Draft Standards and replace it with a content-rich, unpoliticized social studies standard that replaces inculcation of radical polemic with teaching......

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May 7, 2024

Creating Students, Not Activists

National Association of Scholars

The mobs desecrating the American flag, smashing windows, chanting genocidal slogans—this always was the end game of the advocates of the right to protest, action civics, student activism, direc......

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May 7, 2024

Title IX Rewind

Kali Jerrard

Plus a roundup of other major higher education headlines.

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May 7, 2024

Biden Admin Is Weaponizing Title IX To Promote Fringe Sexual Politics

Teresa R. Manning

Earlier this month, the Office for Civil Rights in the Biden Education Department issued a new regulation on how schools must observe Title IX. This rule transforms Title......

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May 4, 2024

Doktormutter and Languages of Old

Peter Cohee

Professor Slater taught me how to prepare and read as a serious student, not imposing my vain and lazy interpretation on a text but mastering the granular details of a language to make the vast s......

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May 7, 2024

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Creating Students, Not Activists

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A Portrait of Claireve Grandjouan

Claireve Grandjouan, when I knew her, was Head of the Classics Department at Hunter College, and that year gave a three-hour Friday evening class in Egyptian archaeology....

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The Academic's Roadmap

By all means, pursue your noble dream of improving the condition of humanity through your research and teaching. Could I do it all again, I would, but I would do things very differently....

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Where Did We Get the Idea That Only White People Can Be Racist?

A look at the double standard that has arisen regarding racism, illustrated recently by the reaction to a black professor's biased comments on Twitter....

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Subpoenas for All!

Ohio Northern University knaws its teeth with an appitite for vindictive lawfare....

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Ask a Scholar: What is the True Definition of Latino?

What does it mean to be Latino? Are only Latin American people Latino, or does the term apply to anyone whose language derived from Latin?...