Mar 01, 2016 by Eva Marie Haine |
Eva Marie Haine reflects on her education as a Princeton undergraduate and suggests ways that it could have been improved.
Oct 13, 2015 by Peter Wood |
NAS President Peter Wood criticizes Chicago's misframed statement supporting freedom of expression.
Nov 10, 2014 by George Leef |
Leisure is not a dream that universities need to model; it's a choice that people make among all the uses of their time.
Sep 23, 2014 by Stan Cohen |
Generations of American students may be bypassing a field of study that is the cornerstone of the American legacy.
Sep 12, 2014 by Peter Wood |
Peter Wood writes an open letter to the Texas Board of Education, urging action against the new AP U.S. History standards.
Sep 10, 2014 by Kevin S. Krahenbuhl |
Dr. Kevin S. Krahenbuhl, Assistant Professor of Education at North Dakota State University, discusses declining curriculum standards and the need for strong core courses.
Jun 05, 2014 by Jason Fertig |
How often do most students work within their "fields of study," and what sorts of jobs do most students end up having?
Apr 23, 2014 by George Leef |
"It reminds me of Don Quixote. Lazere wants his friends to see how gloriously he jousts with and punctures all those horrible right-wingers. But Cervantes’s novel is entertaining; the pages of this book are pointless and screechy."
Apr 21, 2014 by Peter Wood |
"Bowdoin has a bad conscience. It knows that it has made some wrong turns but it doesn't like hearing that from a stranger."
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.”
Mar 13, 2014 by Stanley Kurtz |
Stanley Kurtz examines how privileged students use the "global warming apocalypse," radical environmentalism, and victimhood to cash in on academia's upside-down market in prestige.
Mar 12, 2014 by George Leef |
Mary Grabar writes about the growing popularity of "progressive" Food Studies programs among colleges.
Feb 06, 2014 by Marilee Turscak |
The ACTA's examination of America's top-ranked liberal arts colleges reveals a deemphasis on fundamental subjects.
Dec 09, 2013 by Peter Wood |
With the looming presence of online alternatives and MOOCs, colleges and universities rethink their curricula. Ithaca College's president explains what he is doing to revive the education Ithaca provides.
Nov 01, 2013 by Chuck Stetson |
Chuck Stetson outlines a plan for preparing college students for success in work and in life.