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The rise of the Black Lives Matter movement in 2013, along with the massacre of nine black churchgoers last summer in Charleston, South Carolina, created racial hysteria and gave rise to an anti-intellectual movement that has now extended to American campuses
The age of Political Correctness is coming to an end. At least that is what the vast majority of Americans and even Europeans are hoping because the recent spat on American college and university campuses has many Americans shouting, enough is enough.
It is epidemic, it is academic, and do we take it seriously? Another, more salient question that begs to be asked: How did this pathetic behavior evolve to such a level of incredible ineptitude in such a broad swath of humankind?
When you think of community colleges, you tend to think of things like, Offshore-Re-education-Camp-Lesson-6oh, job training and continuing education.
As a longtime observer of the North Carolina legislature, I have a pet peeve: lawmakers, lobbyists, and reporters alike focus too much attention on the General Fund of the state budget, those expenditures funded largely by state taxes on incomes and retail sales.
On Feb. 27, the UNC Board of Governors voted to close the Center on Poverty, Work, and Opportunity at its Chapel Hill campus. Many on the left and faculty within the UNC system argued the board's decision was political and an attack on academic freedom.
In July, I wrote about the pressure that University of Wisconsin officials have been exerting on the faculty for greater "equity" on campus.
In 2012, a UNC-Chapel Hill freshman with a blood level of alcohol nearly three times the legal limit was found dead. Winston Crisp, vice chancellor for student affairs, saw this as indicative of a nationwide problem-one he has been working to address since then.
Stroll through a college campus, and you expect to hear debate about a range of good, bad, and even crazy ideas.
Stroll through a college campus, and you expect to hear debate about a range of good, bad, and even crazy ideas.
On Feb. 27, the UNC Board of Governors voted to close the Center on Poverty, Work, and Opportunity at its Chapel Hill campus. Many on the left and faculty within the UNC system argued the board's decision was political and an attack on academic freedom.
In 2012, a UNC-Chapel Hill freshman with a blood level of alcohol nearly three times the legal limit was found dead. Winston Crisp, vice chancellor for student affairs, saw this as indicative of a nationwide problem-one he has been working to address since then.
In July, I wrote about the pressure that University of Wisconsin officials have been exerting on the faculty for greater "equity" on campus.
There is a growing trend on American college campuses, a trend that augurs badly for free speech and robust debate. I refer to the way various groups of people use expressions of hurt feelings to trump speakers they disagree with. The most recent manifestation of this was at Brandeis University.
There is an impossibly tough question that all universities must answer, from a legal if not moral perspective. How much of our limited resources should we spend to ensure that the next victim of a sex crime is given the treatment he or she deserves? The University of North Carolina at...
Paul Gottfried's recent Pope Center essay The Academy Now and Then raises important issues regarding whether today's campus permits the expression of unpopular ideas. He argues that campus life was far more open when he began his academic career in the 1960s than it is in today's PC-dominated world.
Governor Pat McCrory signed a bill this afternoon that authorizes approximately $376 million of improvements that will directly benefit students at six University of North Carolina (UNC) institutions.
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