The Senate’s outgoing education chairman is focusing on reforms that are worthwhile but paltry compared to the problems of politicization and trivialization in higher education.
‘Everybody should have an opportunity to learn all they want to,’ says Hillsdale College’s Larry Arnn, “but the idea that everybody should get a college education… can only be true if college means a wide variety of things.’
Why should Americans give weight to Ivy League credentials when many such students are too scared to handle even respectful intellectual dissent?
The case of Professor Dennis Gouws at Springfield College in Massachusetts provides the best-documented instance of how campus show trials work.
By eliminating tenure, changing incentive structures, and putting the emphasis back on teaching, colleges can create more value for students.
The ACLU’s denouncement of the new Title IX rules is a disappointing chapter in the history of a once-great defender of civil liberties for all.
As affirmative action court cases and skyrocketing tuition rates reveal, today’s Ivy League institutions put their own biases ahead of their students’ advancement.
The lesson this elite university and others really teach is that working hard and playing by the rules are for the little people, not the future Masters of the Universe.
Mainstream media conveniently downplay or even ignore this fact in story after story on the ins and outs of race-based admission processes in colleges.
When privileged Asian-Americans argue race-based discrimination is acceptable, they allow themselves to be used as a wedge group.
The U.S. Department of Education is expected to announce a plan to require all U.S. higher education institutions to make data on debt and earnings by major publicly available.
An education is supposed to open your mind to many points of view across a broad range of subjects. But 39 percent of liberal arts colleges have no registered Republican professors. Zero.
The average student debt payment is less than the average car payment. So why do people insist it’s ‘crushing’ young Americans so much that taxpayers should bail them out?
Activists are attacking the University of Wyoming’s use of ‘cowboy’ in its slogan, on the grounds it’s sexist and racist. They could not be more wrong.
The high court ruled the Jesuit university breached its employment contract with John McAdams by suspending him for publishing a blog post criticizing a fellow faculty member.
Progressives refuse to address the disproportionate harm done to Asian students by affirmative action policies. But everyone else is waking up to it.
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