Educated opinion and commentary on developments and trends in higher education

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‘Reforming’ Confucius Institutes

Feb 23, 2018 by Rachelle Peterson |

NAS policy director Rachelle Peterson explains at American Greatness why we should be wary of China's efforts to makeover the image of Confucius Institutes.

Upcoming NAS Speaking Engagements

Feb 16, 2018 by NAS |

Keep abreast of the speaking engagements and other community engagement activities of the NAS staff. 

Senator Rubio Calls Attention to Confucius Institutes

Feb 13, 2018 by Rachelle Peterson |

This morning, in a Senate hearing on worldwide threats to the United States, FBI Director Christopher Wray acknowledged that the FBI has been monitoring and investigating Confucius Institutes.

Peter Wood Discusses Threats to Academic Freedom on Fox and Friends

Feb 13, 2018 by NAS |

NAS President Peter Wood appeared on Fox and Friends to discuss our report, Charting Academic Freedom, as well as the biggest threats to academic freedom.

Thank You Sponsors: NAS Conference “What is Western Civilization?”

Feb 08, 2018 by NAS |

We are excited for the first NAS conference this weekend in Phoenix, AZ, and we are grateful for our conference sponsors.

Academia is Overdue for a Reality Check

Feb 06, 2018 by Emina Melonic |

Emina Melonic writes at American Greatness about academic ideologues and the desire to deny reality and truth.

National Association of Scholars Releases New Resource for Academic Freedom

Feb 01, 2018 by NAS |

RELEASE: Today marks the release of a first-of-its-kind reference for academic freedom, and an important resource for those standing against the threat of intellectal conformity in American higher education.

NYC Launch Tomorrow for Charting Academic Freedom

Jan 31, 2018 by NAS |

Join NAS on Thursday, February 1 for the release of our newest report, Charting Academic Freedom: 103 Years of Debate

The New Campus Anti-Americanism

Jan 30, 2018 by NAS |

NAS President Peter Wood writes at Minding the Campus about what he calls Renascent Anti-Americanism, and shares reasons why Americans should have hope that this new form of anti-Americanism will not persist.

UConn Coddling Students

Jan 30, 2018 by Jay Bergman |

NAS board member, Jay Bergman, writes to the President of the University of Connecticut. 

Pressure Mounts to Close Confucius Institutes on College Campuses

Jan 24, 2018 by Rachelle Peterson |

One year later and NAS's report on the Chinese government-funded Confucius Institutes is still making waves.

Law Professors Discuss Intellectual Diversity

Jan 23, 2018 by Gail Heriot , George W. Dent |

Intellectual diversity was a topic of debate and discussion at a recent meeting of the Association of American Law Schools.

Chance Layton Joins NAS Staff

Jan 22, 2018 by Peter Wood |

NAS welcomes Chance Layton, our new Membership Coordinator.

Charting Academic Freedom: 103 Years of Debate - 2/1/2018 in New York City

Jan 22, 2018 by NAS |

Join us in New York City for the launch of NAS’s latest project, Charting Academic Freedom, a comparison of every major statement on intellectual freedom over the last century. 

In Memoriam: Milt Rosenberg

Jan 12, 2018 by Steve Balch |

The professor turned talk show host kept conversations highbrow while winning a nationwide audience's love. 

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