Studies documenting trends in contemporary academia

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Beach Books: 2014-2016

Feb 09, 2016 David Randall |

A report on the books assigned in 2014-2016 as "common reading."

Inside Divestment: The Illiberal Movement to Turn a Generation Against Fossil Fuels

Nov 10, 2015 by NAS |

Our newest report on the divestment movement is now available. 

Sustainability: Higher Education’s New Fundamentalism

Mar 25, 2015 Peter Wood, Rachelle Peterson |

An in-depth report on the campus "sustainability" movement and its implications for American higher education. 

Beach Books: 2013-2014

Oct 21, 2014 Ashley Thorne, Marilee Turscak, Peter Wood |

A report on the books assigned in 2013-2014 as "common reading."

Beach Books: 2012-2013

Aug 19, 2013 Ashley Thorne, Crystal Plum, Peter Wood, Tessa Carter |

A report on the books colleges and universities assign as "common reading."

What Does Bowdoin Teach? How a Contemporary Liberal Arts College Shapes Students

Apr 03, 2013 Michael Toscano, Peter Wood |

A report on the politicization of the liberal arts education offered by Bowdoin College, ranked sixth best by U.S. News & World Report.

Recasting History: Are Race, Class, and Gender Dominating American History?

Jan 10, 2013 Ashley Thorne, Peter Wood, Richard W. Fonte |

A report on the teaching of U.S. history to undergraduates, focused on the University of Texas and Texas A&M University.

A Crisis of Competence: The Corrupting Effect of Political Activism in the University…

Mar 30, 2012 John M. Ellis |

A report on the consequences of politicization in higher education, focused on the University of California.

Beach Books: 2011-2012

Sep 12, 2011 Ashley Thorne |

A report on the books colleges are assigning as "common reading."

The Vanishing West: 1964-2010

May 18, 2011 by Ashley Thorne, Glenn Ricketts, Peter Wood, Steve Balch |

A report on the disappearance of Western Civilization from the American undergraduate curriculum.

Beach Books: 2010-2011

Jun 04, 2010 Ashley Thorne |

NAS has released a new report, "Beach Books: What Do Colleges Want Students to Read Outside Class?" on common reading programs at colleges and universities. 

The Scandal of Social Work Education

Sep 11, 2007 NAS |

A study of politicization in social work education programs that examines the detailed accreditation standards to which these programs conformed, the professional standards they expected of their students, the way they defined…

Words to Live By: How Diversity Trumps Freedom on Academic Web Sites

Jun 29, 2006 |

A 2006 study of university websites released by the National Association of Scholars reveals, among other things, that references to diversity exceed those to traditional American ideals like freedom, democracy, and liberty.

The Politicization of the Pennsylvania Public University System

Nov 09, 2005 |

Report on Testimony before a Select Committee of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Affirmative Action at Three Universities

Nov 13, 2004 |

This analysis by the Virginia Association of Scholars of fall 2003 data from UVa, NC State, and William and Mary Law School plots the extent of minority-group preference in admissions.

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