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The New Age of Orthodoxy Overtakes the Campus

Jun 24, 2016 by Peter Wood |

The greatest threat to academic freedom today is the campus "social justice" machine, writes Peter Wood in his review of Joanna Williams' Academic Freedom in an Age of Conformity.

Stanford Divests—and Entangles Itself

May 28, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Divestment isn't about stocks; it's about souls.

Videos from the NAS Conference on Global Citizenship and Bowdoin College

Apr 03, 2014 by NAS |

All lectures from the NAS Conference on Global Citizenship and Bowdoin College are now available for viewing.

The World Citizen on Campus

Mar 14, 2014 by Peter Wood |

The campus Left has found a new way of fostering a soft disdain for the American civic tradition: teaching students to be “citizens of the world.”

An Update on the Mess at Bowdoin

Feb 11, 2014 by KC Johnson |

Dr. KC Johnson follows up on the Bowdoin Global Citizenship conference.

Teaching Collegians to Be World Citizens

Feb 15, 2013 by Peter Wood |

Being a citizen of the world seems to have magnetic appeal to college students, and American colleges and universities are tapping into this longing.

Too Many College Students? Yes, Unfortunately

Aug 08, 2012 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood debates Macalester College president Brian Rosenberg on whether the U.S. should pursue the goal of further increases in college enrollments.

Call For Civic Learning

Jan 10, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |

Mr. Ricketts advocates the study of civics, but his idea of such a course differs from how the a recent DoED report interprets the subject.

Citizens of the World

Sep 26, 2011 by Peter Wood |

Global citizenship isn’t burdened with taxes, military service, jury duty, and the like. And it sounds so cosmopolitan. But what, asks Peter Wood, does it really entail?

Collisions on the Windshield of Globocracy: The UN’s Academic Impact

Jan 21, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

A United Nations initiative aims to unite colleges and universities in the pursuit of ambiguous ideals such as "global citizenship."

Mizzou Multicultural Fail!

Aug 31, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

In its eagerness to welcome students - that is, global citizens - to campus last week, the University of Missouri misspelled "Welcome" in Farsi and Arabic on a sign bordered by various national flags that included…

Ben Wildavsky’s Book on the Globalization of Higher Ed

Jul 14, 2010 by George Leef |

 That's the subject of my Clarion Call today. I like some aspects of the book. Best of all is Wildavsky's argument that we should abandon educational mercantilism -- the notion that nations have to compete to be tops…

College Students Aspire to Be Citizens of the World

May 04, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Over at NAS.org, we occasionally re-post one or two pieces from the same month a year ago in order not to lose sight of some of NAS's best articles and the ones that have received the most attention. Today we re-post an article…

Penn State Seeks “A Rapid Shift in Mindset” Toward Sustainability

Dec 15, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

Should sustainability be a "defining feature" of higher education? I examine the sustaina-zeal at Penn State U in a recent NAS.org article. It sounds as if sustainabullies are ready to invade every aspect of the university.…

Vapor Trail: The UN’s Plan for Higher Education

Sep 18, 2009 by Peter Wood |

The United Nations asks presidents of all colleges and universities in the world to sign its "Academic Impact" initiative.

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