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Friday, March 23, 2018

Charles Koch’s Very Questionable 6-Step Guide To Founding A Free-Market Center At Your University

Since 1980, the family foundations of billionaire industrialist Charles Koch have gifted roughly $200 million to U.S. colleges and universities, largely to promote libertarian, free-market economics programs around the nation.

September 9, 2016

What The Campus ‘Free Speech’ Crusade Won’t Say

If they really cared about individual rights in education, they’d have to start by recognizing that the right has been dining out on the follies of American “liberals” for so long that it has forgotten how to cook for itself, and has abandoned the kitchen to Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell.

September 4, 2016

Why The Conversation About Race Can’t Be The Only Conversation

From sea to shining sea, college students seem determined to make us argue about race, pondering the exact color of their navels and compiling lists of fruitless demands, to the exclusion of all else.

December 2, 2015
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White House Launches New Online Tool To Help Families Make Informed Decisions On College

Department of Education officials said the administration backed away from a ratings system because it proved too complicated to develop and they were afraid it might confuse consumers.

September 14, 2015

U.S. Dominates Chinese World University Rankings

Shanghai (China) (AFP) — U.S. universities dominated the top 20 in an annual ranking of global educational institutions released by a Chinese organization Friday, with Harvard remaining in first place ahead of Stanford. The top 20 in the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities included only four non-American institutions, all from Europe, including Cambridge in […]

August 15, 2014

Can Colleges Be Trusted To Investigate Assault?

If one believes even a significant fraction of the horror stories in the national news media, beastly male behavior has become almost epidemic on American college campuses. Tales of drunken sexual assault and worse multiply from sea to shining sea. Even the Obama administration is getting in on the act. Based upon the dubious claim […]

July 16, 2014