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Since 2005, the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement has been on American college campuses recruiting students to join a movement to isolate Israel.
I am a community college failure. Or perhaps I should say, I helped fail one community college. Decades ago, after receiving my bachelor's degree, I enrolled in a few community college math and statistics classes to prepare for graduate school. Had I not taken those classes, I doubt that I would hav
Four-year universities in the United States are gaining a reputation for forcing left wing viewpoints on their students. Blatant examples of indoctrination such as the University of Delaware's residential life program often attract a great deal of attention when exposed.
A barrage of articles in the popular press points out the escalating cost of higher education, rising student debt levels, and the financial struggles many colleges and universities face
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
Affirmative action is before the Supreme Court again this week, as it rehears arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas
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.
Last year, 42 percent of recent high school graduates enrolled in one or more remedial or "developmental" math and/or English courses at a North Carolina community college.
Pulitzer Prize winner Gaul examines elite programs in recent book... It's no secret that the world of college football involves huge amounts of money.
While the athletic departments at UNC-Chapel Hill, N.C. State University, and Appalachian State University prepare to collect extra revenue from the college football bowl games they'll play, a recent study by The Chronicle of Higher Education and the Huffington Post, "Sports At Any Cost," reveals...
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?
Lately, tenure has come under heavy criticism, particularly from conservatives who maintain that it protects incompetent, ignorant, or indifferent teachers to the detriment of students
Governor Pat McCrory has selected Jonathan Kreider of Greensboro to fill the district court vacancy in Guilford County. The vacancy was created by the retirement of District Court Judge Linda Falls.
Last year, 42 percent of recent high school graduates enrolled in one or more remedial or "developmental" math and/or English courses at a North Carolina community college.
Measuring the performance of colleges-and holding them accountable for their performances-is an unsolved problem
People in and out of the academic world have been pointing to a glaring defect in our education system for many years. That defect is the failure to teach students to write competently.
Colleges and universities are complex operations-often with billion-dollar budgets. The stakes are high: what happens on our campuses affects not only students but the society at large.
Access to higher education has emerged as a major campaign issue this year-a heartening development. But the proposals for free or debt-free college being touted by Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders fail to address some of the biggest problems in higher education access
Paying for college is not like paying for other goods and services. The eventual customers, college students, may not always feel the impact of rising college costs. Instead, parents and taxpayers often subsidize much of students' tuition.
Winston Churchill famously quipped that democracy is the worst of governmental systems-except for all the others that have been tried. I'm inclined to think much the same can be said about the "publish or perish" system for choosing college faculty.
The last theme around which we find the loudest and most persistent arguments for the reform of our conservatories is the need for music programs to focus on the cultivation of creativity. What makes these arguments so powerful and so sinister is that they often begin from that old, familiar...
The Supreme Court held, in the 2003 case Grutter v. Bollinger, that it is permissible for universities to give some students preference in admission on the basis of their race. That decision was a serious mistake and it is time to correct it.
The higher education establishment is growing worried about privatization. Should the rest of us do the same
"I wish my job did not exist," wrote Nick Cooper, an administrative law attorney for Norwich University (Vermont), in an April 29 Pope Center article.
Those of us in the higher ed reform community have argued for years that the traditional college model is going to experience gale force winds of change.
After a week of finding out that firm improvement on the economy is still in question, and the punctuation on the Obama Foreign Policy, its qualitative question answered long ago, firmly in place, this Amateur President is well measured.
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