September 30, 2009

Horowitz vs. Islamo-Billikenism

Peter Wood

Perhaps St. Louis University's pointy-eared mascot was behind SLU's recent decision to disinvite David Horowitz from speaking on campus.

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September 29, 2009

PC U

Peter Wood

We are proud to announce the arrival of a new book, The Politically Correct University, published by the American Enterprise Institute, which features chapters by NAS's president Peter Wood......

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September 29, 2009

Wishful Thinking

Peter Wood

Over on Phi Beta Cons, Fred Schwartz ("20 Reasons Why Campus Learning Is Better Than Online") cites my predictions about a “Great Transition” in which higher education will move from in-......

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September 29, 2009

Diversity's Doom & Pluralism's Plans

Ashley Thorne

A new book, The Politically Correct University, features chapters by NAS's president Peter Wood and NAS chairman Steve Balch.

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September 28, 2009

STARS-Struck

Ashley Thorne

AASHE released an early version of a project called the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) to measure colleges' sustainability progress. It measures items such as:......

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September 28, 2009

Campus Reform

Ashley Thorne

NAS welcomes a new web-based effort to reform higher education, CampusReform.org: Historically, conservatives have favored the ways of the past—which is why they sometimes fall behind the le......

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September 28, 2009

Dancing with the STARS

Ashley Thorne

AASHE publishes an early version of a project called the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) to measure colleges' sustainability progress.

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September 25, 2009

Student Gov Officers Appointed by Race at UMass

Ashley Thorne

Alana Goodman, a student at the University of Massachusetts, has published an excellent article, "Institutionalized Racism in Student Government," in the Collegian, the schoool's student newspap......

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September 25, 2009

UW-Oshkosh Students Reexamine Sustainability

Ashley Thorne

The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh student newspaper, the Advance-Titan, has published an article about our article "Sustainability is a Waste." The staff writes, "the idea that an ideology en......

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September 25, 2009

Campus Reform Looks Forward

Ashley Thorne

NAS welcomes a new web-based effort to reform higher education.

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Ask a Scholar: What Does YHWH Elohim Mean?

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