News from the National Association of Scholars

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“Common Readings” at Colleges Uncommonly Political, Scholars Find

Aug 19, 2013 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: The National Association of Scholars (NAS) has released Beach Books 2012-2013, its third annual study of common reading programs at American colleges and universities.

Class No Substitute for Race in Preferences

Jun 24, 2013 |

PRESS RELEASE: The NAS outlines three objections to class-based affirmative action and advocates for fairness and transparency in academic standards.

Conformity, Partisanship Dominate Elite College, Say Scholars

Apr 03, 2013 |

PRESS RELEASE: The National Association of Scholars (NAS) has published a new report which documents how liberal arts education at an elite college is dominated by political partisanship.

Making College Right

Jan 23, 2013 |

PRESS RELEASE: The National Association of Scholars (NAS) has published a new book proposing remedies to key problems in American higher education.

Colleges Twist U.S. History

Jan 10, 2013 |

PRESS RELEASE: NAS and its Texas affiliate release a report finding that U.S. history courses at American colleges and universities downplay the nation’s economic, military, and political history and dramatically overemphasize…

NAS Founder Stephen H. Balch Takes New Role in Western Civilization Institute

Oct 11, 2012 |

PRESS RELEASE: NAS founder Stephen H. Balch launches a new Institute for the Study of Western Civilization at Texas Tech University.

Politics Undermining Learning, Scholars Warn University of California

Mar 30, 2012 |

PRESS RELEASE: The California Association of Scholars has published a report showing how radical faculty members and administrators and politicized courses have compromised the quality of education in the University of California.

NAS Commends Supreme Court for Taking Fisher Case on Racial Preferences

Feb 21, 2012 |

PRESS RELEASE: The Supreme Court agrees to hear what may become a landmark case on the diversity rationale for racial preferences in college admissions.

Victory for Freedom of Conscience in Ward v. Polite

Jan 27, 2012 |

The NAS applauds the Sixth Circuit Court's decision to defend a counseling student's freedom of conscience.

New Hampshire Passes Law Banning Racial Preferences

Jan 05, 2012 |

The NAS hails New Hampshire's new prohibition against racial preferences as a victory for equal opportunity in higher education.

Court of Appeals Fails to Defend Freedom of Speech in Counseling Profession

Dec 20, 2011 |

A panel of three judges has ruled that Christian beliefs about homosexuality disqualified a student from pursuing a degree in counseling.

NAS Criticizes New “Diversity” Guidelines

Dec 06, 2011 |

The Departments of Education and Justice released guidelines last week that, according to the National Association of Scholars, effectively endorse the use of racial preferences in college admissions.

Scholars Join Brief to Supreme Court in Fisher v. University of Texas

Oct 21, 2011 |

NAS is a "friend of the court" in what could be a landmark case on the diversity rationale for racial preferences in college admissions.

Brown Vetoes Race Preference Bill: California Scholars Successfully Defend Prop.…

Oct 12, 2011 |

NAS and our California affiliate applaud Gov. Brown

In Common Reading Assignments, Colleges Ignore the Best Books

Sep 12, 2011 |

Most books colleges assigned this year as "common reading" were recent, personal, race-focused, and unchallenging, finds the National Association of Scholars.

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