Wasteful Classes

The University of Wisconsin system offers courses that "degrade capitalism, praise Marxism and encourage a 'social justice warrior' ideology," reports Jessica Murphy.
In MacIver Institute.


Trump’s Higher Ed Budget

"President Trump’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2018 has been released, and it offers some decent ideas on the higher education front," reports Preston Cooper.
In American Enterprise Institute.


Berkeley Professor Accused of Harassment

A professor at Berkeley was fired recently for accusations of sexual harassment. However, his lawyer argues that the "University of California system had tried to ruin his client’s career." In the Chronicle of Higher Education.


Loan Forgiveness

On Wednesday, Betsy DeVos told lawmakers that the Education Department would grant loan forgiveness to students who were defrauded by for-profit colleges.
On Inside Higher Ed.


Law Enforcement Agency?

The UNC Chapel Hill School of Law has denied a public records request, "citing an exemption that only applies to law enforcement agencies." On WBTV.


Arrest of Duke Lecturer

A Duke lecturer, Rann Bar-On, was recently arrested for assaulting a police officer in a protest against "Confederate Memorial Day" in Alamance County. In the Chronicle.


“Youth Activist Camp”

This summer, a professor at California State University is organizing a "Youth Activist Camp and Resistance Space 2017” to teach black children 10 and up about how to fight racism with “direct action tactics.” On Campus Reform.


Tenure Case in Court

"Court vacates a tenure denial by Cornell, finding that the university denied basic due process over allegations that were rejected or never proven," reports Colleen Flaherty.
On Inside Higher Ed.


Duke and “Social Justice Faith”

In response to Paul Griffiths' resignation from Duke Divinity School, Jon Miltimore argues that "showing contempt for diversity places one at far greater professional risk than showing contempt for God or faith." On Intellectual Takeout.


“The Closing of the American Mind”

In commemoration of the thirty year anniversary of Allan Bloom's "The Closing of the American Mind," Public Discourse is "publishing a symposium treating each of the book’s three main sections." On Public Discourse.