Jul 02, 2015 by NAS |
The fossil fuel divestment fad indulges fantasy rather than grappling with economic realities.
Nov 26, 2014 by Rachelle Peterson |
Harvard students sue to divest from fossil fuels.
Mar 11, 2014 by Rachelle Peterson |
The divestment movement suffers a devastating defeat at Hamilton College.
Jun 25, 2013 by Charles L. Geshekter , John Ellis |
In a new series of correspondence about the California Association of Scholars' report A Crisis of Competence, the University of California Regents appear less than transparent.
Aug 29, 2012 by Ashley Thorne |
John Ellis writes about the controversy at UCLA in which a professor included a link, "Boycotting Israel," on his class website.
Aug 22, 2012 by George Leef |
Most college and university trustees are generally kept in the dark; they need independence to get the right information.
Jul 17, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |
NAS Board member Richard Vedder suggests some necessary reforms in university governance in light of the Penn State scandal.
Feb 01, 2012 by George Leef |
Are Trustees trustworthy? Not until they become CEOs.
Sep 13, 2011 by Andy Nash |
Former PSU trustee Dr. Ben Novak joins Andy Nash for an insightful look at the historical and current role of trustees in higher education.
Aug 23, 2011 by George Leef |
Anne Neal urges trustees to find out what’s actually going on at their schools and to stop sitting around like potted plants and do something about the clear erosion of academic standards and student learning.
May 23, 2011 by Peter Wood |
Peter Wood defends the CUNY trustee who opposed an honorary degree for playwright Tony Kushner.
May 11, 2011 by NYAS |
A statement of NAS's affiliate the New York Association of Scholars on the Kushner controversy.
Nov 16, 2009 by Candace de Russy |
The trustees of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), reports the Jerusalem Post, have unanimously voted against severing ties with Israeli universities, and no one rose to argue in favor of the corrosive proposal.…
May 06, 2009 by Tom Wood |
Governance structures that take control of the university out of the hands of the faculty make it easier for
Dec 12, 2007 by |
Poor Dartmouth College. Having opted back in the nineteenth century to allow its alumni to choose half of its governing board, it is now stuck with the consequences: four successive trustee elections lost to insurgents and an administration…