Bill would study giving illegal immigrants access to in-state tuition rates

Some illegal immigrants may now pay resident tuition to attend public universities in California, thanks to legislation signed last year by Gov. Gray Davis and a vote this week by the University of California Board of Regents. In North Carolina, a bill before the Senate would create a commission to study doing the same thing here.








Leftists blast report urging colleges to teach American history and principles

A report by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni has the establishment-left wing of academe up in arms. “Defending Civilization: How Our Universities Are Failing America and What Can Be Done About It” builds on the fact that “academe is the only sector of American society that is distinctly divided in its response” to the terrorist attacks on America to reiterate (not to mention, underscore) the organization’s call for trustees, donors and alumni to seek change in their institutions of higher education.


Harsh critic of UNC-Chapel Hill to speak in Chapel Hill, Raleigh

Leftist-radical-turned-conservative-activist David Horowitz will be speaking in Raleigh and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Wednesday, Nov. 28. Horowitz, president of the Center for the Study of Popular Culture, has been sharply critical of leftists in higher education prior to and following Sept. 11, and he has been especially critical of UNC-CH.