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Registration is Open for “Disgrace: Shame, Punishment, and Redemption”

Oct 22, 2018 by NAS |

Join NAS January 11 and 12 in Orange, California as we discuss disgrace in higher education.

An Open Letter in Support of a Besieged Academic

Aug 16, 2018 by NAS |

Rachel Fulton Brown seems unusually friendless as she defends against derisive epithets from colleagues and hecklers. NAS is calling for academics and their institutions to sign this letter in her support.

How to Find Fame and Fortune in Academe

Feb 03, 2016 by Stephen Bertman |

Dr. Stephen Bertman offers satirical suggestions for how scholars can make original contributions to their field.

Dear Future Philosopher

Jan 13, 2016 by Robert Koons |

NAS member Robert Koons gives advice to those pursuing philosophy.

Dear Future Professor: The Red Pill

Dec 09, 2015 by Jason Fertig |

Jason Fertig gives advice to people considering a career in academia.

Dear Future Conservative Professor

Dec 02, 2015 by Matthew Woessner, Robert Maranto |

The academy needs ideological diversity, and conservative students should be undaunted in participating at the higest level. 

Dear Future Adjunct

Nov 25, 2015 by David Randall |

NAS director of communications David Randall advises current and future adjunct professors. 

Dear Future Professor

Nov 18, 2015 by Hal Arkes |

The first in a series of letters to new and prospective professors. 

A Defense of Publish or Perish

Sep 23, 2015 by George Leef |

Prof. Paul Gottfried defends the publish or perish system for faculty promotions in a piece for the Pope Center.

Harvard Crimson Quotes Peter Wood on Political Imbalance

May 05, 2015 by Ashley Thorne |

A new study shows that in half of Harvard's colleges, all faculty political donations are to Democrats, and none are to Republicans.

Welcome to My World

Nov 26, 2014 by Jason Fertig |

Jason Fertig writes on his first three months in the position of Faculty Senate Chair, where he has straddled the awkward fence between administration and faculty. 

Documenting Discrimination in Hiring and Promotion

Apr 09, 2014 by Peter Wood |

NAS seeks to identify academics who believe they have been denied hiring or promotion on the basis of race, ethnicity, or sex.

What Do Professors Think of MOOCs?

Aug 30, 2013 by Rachelle Peterson |

According to Inside Higher Ed's recent survey, many professors believe Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) are inferior to other forms of online teaching and the real-life classroom. 

I Critique the New Book by Neil Gross

Jun 05, 2013 by George Leef |

Why are professors liberal? George Leef responds to Neil Gross's answer.

Professors as Independent Contractors

Feb 13, 2013 by George Leef |

What today's academics could learn from Adam Smith.

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