Jill Biden and the Doctoring of Doctoral Degrees for Nondoctors

“I’m hoping Dr. Jill becomes the surgeon general, his wife. Joe Biden’s wife. She would never do it, but, yeah, she’s a hell of a doctor. She’s an amazing doctor,” proclaimed actress and co-host of The View Whoopi Goldberg last March. After someone alerted Whoopi to the fact that “Dr. Jill” has a doctor of … Continue reading “Jill Biden and the Doctoring of Doctoral Degrees for Nondoctors”

Students Learn Climate Change Advocacy, Not Climate Science

For almost thirty years, I have taught climate science at three different universities. What I have observed is that students are increasingly being fed climate change advocacy as a surrogate for becoming climate science literate. This makes them easy targets for the climate alarmism that pervades America today. Earth’s climate probably is the most complicated … Continue reading “Students Learn Climate Change Advocacy, Not Climate Science”

The Final Say

The author of a study on faculty workloads responds to a critic.

UNC Asheville Responds

The school’s provost says that the Pope Center’s faculty workload study understates the number of classes taught.

Hardly an Academic Sweatshop

A common-sense look at UNC faculty workloads indicates that professors teach less than the system claims.

Brave New Dorm

Political indoctrination in the guise of “Residence Life” programs took a pounding during a National Association of Scholars debate.