February 18, 2009

Globalizing Higher Education in the Liberal Arts

Tom Wood

Liberal arts education has been under attack recently in the U.S. as meaningless and irrelevant, but it is gaining a foothold in other countries.

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February 18, 2009

A New Way to Keep Up With NAS: RSS Feed

Ashley Thorne

Stay fed - subscribe to our articles!

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February 18, 2009

Bias Isn't Bias If It's Ours

Peter Wood

For instance, according to Barbara Applebaum, it's appropriate to teach for social justice "under conditions of systemic injustice."

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February 17, 2009

Hookup Ink

Wendy Shalit

This preview article, which appeared in the "Liberal Education and the Family" issue of Academic Questions (volume 22, number 1), is a review of three books on the campus hookup culture.

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February 17, 2009

Comment on NPR's Broadcast, "The Cost of Being Green"

Peter Wood

Peter Wood submitted an abbreviated version of this note to NPR here.

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February 17, 2009

"Ask God What Your Grade Is"

Ashley Thorne

A professor at LA City College shouts down and attempts to expel a student for supporting Proposition 8.

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February 13, 2009

Unworldly Diversity

Russell K. Nieli

A review of the book, The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies. This article appeared in the "Liberal Education and the Family" issue of Academ......

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February 13, 2009

Social Work Ed: Still Scandalous, But State Licensing Boards Not Scandalized

Glenn Ricketts

State licencing boards failed to respond to the imminent concerns NAS has raised about social work school accreditation.

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February 12, 2009

Panel 2: The Changing Economic and Technical Landscape of Higher Education

Video: Panel 2 at the January 2009 NAS conference, chaired by Herbert London, included Andrew Gillen (representing Richard Vedder), Richard Bishirjian, and Scott Jaschik.

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February 12, 2009

Good Practice: An NAS Series (2)

Peter Wood

What is the best way to teach a course? To organize a curriculum? To administer a college? To serve as a trustee? We want to hear from you.

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December 7, 2022

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New Study Tracks Rise of DEI in STEM Departments, Associations, Grants, and Literature

A new study published today by the National Association of Scholars, Ideological Intensification, offers an in-depth quantitative analysis of just how far DEI has advanced into STEM fields....

January 9, 2023

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NAS Celebrates the Nomination of Reform-Minded Trustees to the New College of Florida Board

The National Association of Scholars is delighted with Governor Ron DeSantis’ nomination of six education reformers to the Board of Trustees of the New College of Florida....

October 20, 2022

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NAS Statement on Nomination of Ben Sasse for University of Florida President

We believe that Senator Sasse would make an excellent president of the University of Florida, and we urge the Board of Trustees to follow the search committee’s recommendation....

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May 15, 2015

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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....

October 12, 2010

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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?...

January 5, 2023

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NAS Condemns the Attacks against Jordan Peterson

The National Association of Scholars condemns the unrelenting illiberal attacks being levied against Dr. Peterson and against anyone who dares push back against the enemies of intellectual f......