Interview with Allen Mendenhall

Allen Mendenhall, associate dean at Faulkner University Thomas Goode Jones School of Law and executive director of the Blackstone & Burke Center for Law & Liberty, stopped by our office for an interview.


A Higher Education Moment: Don’t Make Foolish Donations To Colleges

In this episode of “A Higher Education Moment,” Shannon Watkins discusses the various options one has when it comes to donating to a college. She also touches on the benefits of being smart with your donations.

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A Higher Education Moment: Why Is College So Expensive Today?

In this episode of “A Higher Education Moment,” Shannon Watkins discusses why the cost of college has soared in recent decades.

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Third Annual Policy Banquet With Roger Ream

Keynote speaker Roger Ream is the president of The Fund for American Studies (TFAS), a nonprofit dedicated to changing the world by developing leaders for a free society. Its programs teach the principles of limited government, free-market economics and honorable leadership to students and young professionals in America and around the world.


Do North Carolina Students Have Freedom of Speech? A Review of Campus Speech Codes

Shannon Watkins interviews Martin Center president Jenna A. Robinson about the recent report Robinson co-authored with Azhar Majeed of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, “Do North Carolina Students Have Freedom of Speech? A Review of Campus Speech Codes.”

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A Higher Education Moment: What Qualifies As A Professor Today?

In this episode of “A Higher Education Moment,” Shannon Watkins discusses the controversies surrounding the UNC Chapel Hill professor Dwayne Dixon and the UNC Willmington Professor Alex Porco.

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A Higher Education Moment: Should Standardized Tests Be Used for Admissions?

In this installment of the “A Higher Education Moment” video series, Shannon Watkins discusses whether or not standardized tests should be used for college admissions. She also touches on the history of standardized tests and elite colleges that no longer accept them.

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A Higher Education Moment: Should You Go To College?

In this installment of the “A Higher Education Moment” video series, Shannon Watkins discusses whether or not college is right for you and the different options that are available. We also touch on the importance of quality guidance counselors in the educational system.

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A Higher Education Moment: Silent Sam Has Fallen

In this episode of “A Higher Education Moment,” Shannon Watkins discusses the controversies surrounding the toppled Silent Sam statue at UNC Chapel Hill.

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A Higher Education Moment: Keeping Campuses Open to Diversity of Ideas

In this installment of the “A Higher Education Moment” video series, Shannon Watkins discusses the importance of diversity on college campuses and why colleges should be open to different ideologies.

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