Restoring Free Speech and Liberty on Campus

…endlessly about their commitment to openness, tolerance, critical thinking, diversity, and so on, many of them have adopted speech codes designed to stifle the expression of unpopular sentiments and empower…


Free Speech’s Death by a Thousand Cuts

…essay, but readers who want to learn more can read this essay) the Garcetti doctrine threatens to cripple intellectual and value diversity on campuses already afflicted with homogeneity of thought….


A War Against ‘Normal’

…naturally manifests in the real world. “Bias response teams” are now thought to exist at over 200 U.S. colleges to respond to perceived biases, a Stasi-lite system. “Diversity, equity, and…


Duke Divinity: Wokeness Gone Wild or a Model Education?

…faculty member who spoke out against training offered by the Racial Equity Institute (an organization that also offers diversity training for UNC schools). I like many of the things Dreher…



Power Corrupts in Academic Style

…often provided tools for moral bullies to enforce an ideological orthodoxy that undermines the intellectual freedom and intellectual diversity that are the hallmarks of great universities.” Alas, the treatment of…


The University Needs to Know Its Own Limitations

…be done without giving the slightest thought to UNC. The speech went on about the fine arts, staff salaries and benefits, diversity, and more. Nothing on whether UNC students are…


Three Ways Declining English Departments Can Be Relevant Again

…this diversity of ideas requires significant study and context. English departments must reprioritize this time-tested canon, despite sniping from the smugly “woke” scolds who haunt today’s faculty lounges and the…


Don’t Cancel Rigor

…Anti-Black” and “Stop Telling Women They Have Imposter Syndrome”—in an article the Chronicle tags as concerned with Equity and Diversity. Even if the authors made this argument explicitly, we may…


The impending surge for the University of Everywhere

…have attached themselves like lampreys to colleges and universities, soaking up money but providing no valuable services. The U of E won’t need any vice-chancellors for diversity and inclusion. Here’s…