Many of them have seen or experienced the detrimental results of campus protests, a growing PC culture, and catastrophic student debt.
Over time, progressive teachers have created acolytes who see themselves not as critical thinkers, but as crusaders for a leftist agenda.
Higher education is not about to send its clowns to the unemployment lines or retire its lions to wildlife sanctuaries, but its own circus is showing some fragility.
Gender studies is not an academic inquiry so much as the working out of dogmas that, within gender studies themselves, cannot be questioned.
Like their pampered and delicate Victorian forbearers, today’s students cannot handle the horrors of everyday life, and are obsessed with self-care.
A culture war is not a street fight. Axing the endowments scores points but still leaves the arts captive to academia and its maze of orthodoxies.
It is not by chance that the most fervent defenders of PC in the United States are called ‘social justice warriors,’ for behind their claims lies a permanent war.
When they fired Joy Karenga for vicious anti-semitism, Oberlin College sent a clear message about the responsibilities that accompany academic freedom.
When we limit students’ ability to discuss controversial ideas, we allow harmful prejudices and thoughts to fester. Classrooms should offer more.
Without an enemy in the White House, the Left has no real foe to strive against—so they have intellectual allergic reactions to everything.
Widespread shock and denial over Brexit reveals just how entrenched higher education groupthink has become. How do we bring back ideological diversity?
President Obama believes in open debate and tolerance of opposing viewpoints—but make your bathrooms trans-friendly or else.
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