Professor Richard Vedder’s book, ‘Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America,’ offers some valuable critiques of the failures of higher education, although the book’s perspective is at times narrow.
There are opportunities for substantive reform in the current system. But mocking college graduates, many of whom have been led astray, doesn’t help.
No need to bribe officials or Photoshop photos of your kids playing water polo. You should encourage them to be progressive activists instead!
Why should Americans give weight to Ivy League credentials when many such students are too scared to handle even respectful intellectual dissent?
In his new book, ‘Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech,’ Princeton professor Keith Whittington highlights a variety of compelling historical arguments demonstrating that free speech created modern universities as we know it.
Princeton professor Keith E. Whittington’s new book, ‘Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech,’ urges universities to recognize that promoting freedom of speech is integral to their educational mission.
And more U.S. universities and colleges should offer them internship credit for it.
Harvard’s James Simpson and likeminded scholars have selectively wielded their theoretical chainsaws to disfigure the humanities into hideous totems of ideology and politics.
If people choose to protest with as light a provocation as someone such as Mike Huckabee provides, then life will become miserably dominated by political ideology.
Critics of Common Core warned us that ‘college-ready’ actually meant community-college ready. It looks like they were being too generous.
To compensate for their racist pasts, Georgetown University and other highly regarded colleges are engaging in an entirely new form of bigotry.
Most college students study and sit in class less than 20 hours per week. They spend three times that amount on leisure activities.
Triumph the Insult Comedy Dog visited some college campuses recently and microaggressed as many as precious snowflake students as he could. Hilarity ensued.
We still need higher education, but we need the university to be the domain of a relatively small group of people.
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