July 27, 2008

Out of the Valley of the Shadow: The AALE Reprieved

Steve Balch

Liberal arts accreditor AALE recently survived a narrow scrape with organizational demise. NAS president Steve Balch draws some conclusions from AALE's trip to the brink and back.

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July 26, 2008

National Association of Scowlers

Peter Wood

Introducing the other NAS: a disgruntled membership association of fist-shakers working to thwart new ideas and to sustain the tradition of grim solemnity and cranky curmudgeonhood in America

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July 25, 2008

Hand It Over III

Dean Chin

Stop the spin: inside the financial aid numbers at Stanford

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July 18, 2008

The Communitarian ResLife Movement

Tom Wood

What exactly is the ideology underlying res life programs today? Sustainability? Communitariansim? Social Justice? Oh my.

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July 17, 2008

Gone, Daddy, Gone

Adrianna Groth

College Students get little encouragement to esteem the traditional family from the redefined-family curriculum and "hooking-up" dorm culture.

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July 16, 2008

If I Ran the Zoo XIII

The zoo runs on, with Ammon Allred's Seussian verse on what matters in higher education.

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July 15, 2008

Rebuilding Campus Community: The Wrong Imperative

A movement is afoot to restore our universities’ lost sense of purpose. Unfortunately, its leadership is hostile to liberal education. The movement goes by several names: “educating the wh......

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July 15, 2008

If I Ran the Zoo XII

By blogger "anotherpanacea," a professor of philosophy in the Washington, D.C. area

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July 7, 2008

Backstage Acting

Ashley Thorne

NAS welcomes In Character, a journal about everyday virtues. In seeking to restore higher education to its "higher" quality, we must pursue the moral uplift of the university. This thoughtful journa......

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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?...

September 19, 2022

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How Many Confucius Institutes Are in the United States?

UPDATED: We're keeping track of all Confucius Institutes in the United States, including those that remain open, those that closed, and those that have announced their closing....