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Late in 2015, the student activists at Lebanon Valley College briefly became national laughingstocks for demanding that the name of Lynch Memorial Hall be changed....
new york city

The New York State Board of Regents, which supervises public education, has decided it will no longer be necessary for would-be teachers to pass an Academic Literacy Skills Test....
academic integrity

David Silverstein, executive director of the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA), has written to object to my post from...

The third season of the American adaptation of House of Cards is coming in for some harsh reviews. It earned them--this season was a mess....

As I write this, the No. 1 “most read” story on the Washington Post’s website is its investigation into the college years of Scott Walker,...

Wisconsin governor Scott Walker has taken some heat for claiming that “it’s time for faculty and staff to start thinking about teaching more classes and...

The media’s atrocious coverage of campus sexual assault myths--from uncritically broadcasting fake stories of rape to promulgating false and debunked statistics pushed by the Obama...

It is tempting to play one of those “Pop quiz: who said this?” games with Andrew Cuomo’s comments on teachers unions. The Democratic governor of...

Tonight, President Obama plans to announce some budget outlines in his State of the Union address. One of those goals will be to make a...

Given the volatility and sensitivity of “racial profiling” these days, heightened by recent developments in Ferguson, New York, and Cleveland and by brand new law-enforcement...

In January, I posted regarding an absolutely idiotic Justice Department mandate that school punishments would be subject to disparate impact analysis to make sure that one racial...

In 1996, when I was a Ph.D. student at Yale, I received a university travel grant to conduct my dissertation research in Iran. All was...