April 2, 2009

Acknowledging the "Knowledge-Politics Problem"

Steve Balch

A response to a working paper by Neil Gross which asserts that professors do not try to force their views on students and which surveys faculty understanding of academic freedom.

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April 2, 2009

NAS Regrets Ward Churchill Verdict

The lesson from the jury's decision in the Ward Churchill lawsuit is that universities must be proactive in the enforcement of standards.

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April 1, 2009

Icy Memories: A Scrapbook of our Winter Articles

Ashley Thorne

As wintry days turn to spring, be sure not to miss a thing!

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April 1, 2009

Slouching Toward the Therapeutic University: Part 3

Tom Wood

A university is about self-discovery, but in a sense quite different from person-centered therapy. It involves stretching the self and the mind with the thoughts of the great minds of the past and pre......

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March 31, 2009

Slouching Toward the Therapeutic University: Part 2

Tom Wood

How the "students as customers" attitude and the self-esteem movement undermine good education.

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March 31, 2009

Join or Die

Peter Wood

You don't have to fight the academic Left

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March 30, 2009

Slouching Toward the Therapeutic University: Part 1

Tom Wood

In the first of this three-part series, Tom Wood contrasts self-alienation and student-centered pedagogy.

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March 27, 2009

Hey Guys!

Ashley Thorne

The University of Arizona surveys: do professors and others on campus use "GLBT-inclusive language"?

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March 26, 2009

Suitable for Framing

Ashley Thorne

FIRE, student paper, CHE, and John K. Wilson weigh in on Virginia Tech diversity requirements for promotion and tenure.

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