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Condoleezza Rice

It’s hard to believe, but the American Political Science Association (APSA) is honoring a figure who defended a war most political scientists consider immoral and...
Harvard

Much has been written here at COMMENTARY about Harvard’s ill-conceived war on “unrecognized single-gender organizations.” At issue are fraternities, sororities, and Harvard’s famously exclusive “finals...
turning point usa

According to the 2013-14 Higher Education Research Institute Faculty Survey, just 7.8 percent of professors consider themselves conservative. Another 0.8 percent say they are on the...
higher education

Conservatives have long warned of a higher education bubble. Americans, they say, are irrationally exuberant about the value of college. Students who might once have...
vassar

Last year, I criticized universities for hurrying to implement programs to combat microaggressions, “mostly subtle, mostly inadvertent slights directed at racial minorities and other ‘marginalized”...
collegee

Peruse the front page of the Chronicle of Higher Education, a publication geared toward “people in academe,” and you will be confronted primarily with issues affecting...
Charles Murray

A study conducted by the Knight Foundation and Gallup examining matriculated students’ views on free speech was broadcast across mainstream media outlets with an unmistakably triumphant...
Charles Murray

When the left refers to their political opponents as fascists, it’s nothing new. Even in the placid 1990s, I recall, a friend of mine referred...
Western civilization

Thousands of column inches have been devoted to the closing of the conservative mind lately, and for good reason. A movement that once admired the...
vassar

In the late 1980s, numerous colleges and universities designed and adopted speech codes to curtail racist and other discriminatory speech. You can't say they weren’t...
Southern Poverty Law Center

If you believe what the papers have been saying for some time, American high school students don’t know much about much. They don’t know, among...
Hossein Derakhshan

What is it with the Harvard Kennedy School's penchant for celebrating dishonorable characters? First came a speaking invitation and fellowship for the traitor formerly known...