Many university endowments are at all-time highs with Harvard’s endowment at $38 billion. Is now the time for tuition-free undergrad education? Read more …
Monthly Archive: May 2019
“In the academy liberals now outnumber conservatives by roughly 5-to-1. But, among the general public, conservatives are considerably more prevalent than …
…and recent research reveals that Jack is likely to get more credit than Jill. Details here.
Criticized as “Attica U” the governor says “prisons weren’t designed to be warehouses.” Read more here.
Here’s an alternative to the standard, “We’re great!” (Source: The University of Western Sydney)
Enabling important conversations designed to reduce the frequency of campus sexual assaults. Read more here.
At schools in the 6 big-time athletic conferences, African-Americans comprise about 2/3rds of college football & basketball players…and about 3% …
The time of scholars leading has been replaced by business-types administering. Lo’ the modern university. Read Benjamin Ginsberg’s critique here.
It’s the culmination of a case reported earlier on this site. James Tracy was fired by Florida Atlantic Univ. Why? How? Read on.
Tenured prof, Larycia Hawkins, was placed on leave for claiming that Muslims & Christians worship the same God. The college …
Anderson offers extensive commentary in this October 2015 essay (courtesy www.greenhousethinktank.org)
The NYT’s Paul Krugman offers a thoughtful reply. Read more here.
It’s a great move, signaling appreciation for university staff around the state. Read more here.
Here’s an analysis of the plight of part-time faculty in today’s higher education.
Student groups are putting pressure on colleges to respond to priority issues. Here’s an example–divesting & combatting global climate change.