Elliot Kaufman argues that more universities should follow Claremont McKenna College' good example: The college punished students who violently protested a visiting speaker, Heather Mac Donald. In National Review.
According to a new report by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, the sharp increase in administrative staff at universities has contributed to the rising cost of college. On Intellectual Takeout.
A correspondence between UNC Chapel Hill and the NCAA was released yesterday afternoon. The NCAA requested that UNC coaches Roy Williams, Sylvia Hatchell and Larry Fedora attend a NCAA hearing on August 16. In the Daily Tar Heel.
The code school Iron Yard Academy will be closing its doors in the Triangle. Some CEOs in Durham are surprised, but others say that the program was too short to train students beyond the basics of coding. In the Triangle Business Journal.
Sandy Baum, a senior fellow in the education policy program at the Urban Institute, reports that African-American men and women make up nearly a quarter of enrollment at for-profit graduate schools. On Inside Higher Ed.
The American Council of Trustees and Alumni recently released a new report on administrative spending, and provides suggestions on how governing boards can both be aware of and limit it. In the Chronicle of Higher Education.
A professor at San Diego State University recently said, in regards to Senator John McCain's recent diagnosis: “I find myself annoyed at the groundswell of good wishes for John McCain...McCain is a war criminal." On the College Fix.