Mar 22, 2016 by Chance Layton |
NAS President Peter Wood writes about the "bait-and-switch" of American higher education.
Feb 29, 2016 by NAS |
NAS president Peter Wood spoke on a panel at a Heritage Foundation event titled "Who Rules the Universities?"
Oct 02, 2015 by Peter Wood |
NAS President Peter Wood examines the fuzzy numbers of the U.S. Department of Education's new College Scorecard.
Jun 04, 2015 by Jack Kerwick |
Philosophy professor Jack Kerwick writes that the purpose of education is not traditionalism, careerism, or activism, but what he calls "conversationalism."
Feb 25, 2015 by George Seaver |
An argument for why the part of education that is civic virtue, as seen throughout history, is essential to the survival of a republic.
Feb 10, 2015 by Peter Wood |
Governor Scott Walker's call for changes at the University of Wisconsin, which initially included major revisions to the school's mission statement, reveal a fundamental shift in the purpose of education.
Jul 29, 2014 by Peter Wood |
Peter Wood responds to William Deresiewicz's provocative New Republic piece, "Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League."
Feb 18, 2014 by Peter Wood |
The latest buzzword of the academic left is the nebulous term, "dignity."
Nov 29, 2012 by William H. Young |
William Young concludes an examination of the unfolding civic engagement initiatives by higher educational institutions.
Sep 22, 2012 by David Clemens |
A story of pets and furry friends exemplifies how a science and math core overlooks a large portion of the human experience.
Aug 02, 2012 by George Leef |
In this week's Pope Center Clarion Call, Professor David Clemens shares a letter he wrote to a student of his who wants to enter the professorial ranks…
May 18, 2012 by Daniel Asia |
Comments on the President's graduation remarks at Barnard College.
Mar 14, 2012 by George Leef |
American higher ed is like Plato's parable of the cave.
Dec 14, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |
Researchers determine that sustainability is now a science; Occupy Wall Street's sustainability committee plays house; Harvard looks to hire someone who can "cultivate an understanding of food"; and a debate asks whether the…
Nov 04, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |
At Bloomberg Businessweek, Ashley Thorne and Paul Rowland debate: The campus sustainability movement subtracts from the better purposes of higher education. Pro or con?