News from the National Association of Scholars

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Charting Academic Freedom: 102 Years of Debate

May 22, 2017 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: The National Assocation of Scholars releases a compilation of the key statements on academic freedom, enabling individuals to understand the debate more thoroughly.

On New Classical Test, Five Student Finalists

May 03, 2017 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: The National Assocation of Scholars congratulates and recognizes the five U.S. high school students with the top scores on the CLT 10.

China Plants Flag at U.S. Universities

Apr 26, 2017 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: NAS finds  that American colleges and universities have jeopardized their independence and academic freedom by succumbing to tools of China's soft power.

NAS Advocates for Higher Education Act Reform

Mar 01, 2017 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: NAS advocates for reforming the Higher Education Act through the "Freedom to Learn Amendments," leading over 100 signatories in a call for change.

Radical Activists Hijack Civics Education, Study Finds

Jan 10, 2017 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: A new study, Making Citizens, documents how activists have taken over the term "civic learning" and turned it into a way to raise up a new generation of protesters. 

Sustainability: Higher Education’s New Fundamentalism Released by Polaris Books

Dec 09, 2016 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: Sustainability: Higher Education’s New Fundamentalism, co-written by Rachelle Peterson and NAS president Peter Wood, is now available at Amazon.com and bookstores nationwide.

Legislation, Not Litigation, Can Repeal Racial Preferences, Says NAS

Jun 24, 2016 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: The NAS affirms it will continue fighting racial discrimination in higher education.

College Board Shreds European History, Study Finds: Faith and Freedom Gone

Jun 14, 2016 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: NAS releases a critique of the revised Advance Placement European History Examination.

NAS Defends Gail Heriot in Transgender Controversy

May 27, 2016 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: The National Association of Scholars supports board member and University of San Diego law professor Gail Heriot, whose testimony on transgender bathroom use has been attacked as "offensive."

Progressive Propaganda for Captive Collegians, Study Finds

Feb 09, 2016 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: NAS publishes a new edition of its comprehensive study of freshman summer reading, Beach Books 2014-2016: What Do Colleges Want Students to Read Outside Class?.

Fix Values, Not Statues, Says National Association of Scholars

Jan 27, 2016 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: The NAS releases an 11,000-word statement on the purposes of higher education.

When Colleges Divest, Who Wins?

Nov 10, 2015 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: NAS releases the first substantial study of the campus-based movement to divest from fossil fuels. 

Scholars Stand Against Common Core in New Book

Sep 28, 2015 NAS |

Drilling Through the Core, a book edited by NAS president Peter Wood, is released today.

NAS Endorses Safe Campus Act

Aug 18, 2015 NAS |

NAS supports an amendment to the Higher Education Act of 1965. 

Connecticut College Must Defend, Not Denounce, Professor Pessin

Jun 24, 2015 NAS |

The NAS condemns the vilification of Professor Andrew Pessin of Connecticut College and calls on President Katherine Bergeron to make clear that diversity of opinion is a prerequisite for the pursuit of knowledge.

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