What is Due Process?

Learn more about Due Process: https://www.jamesgmartin.center/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Final-Blueprint-for-Reform-Due-Process-on-Campus.pdf

View our Blueprints for Reform: https://www.jamesgmartin.center/2021/04/blueprints-for-reform/

Jenna Robinson on the Model Legislation: End Political Litmus Tests in Education Act

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Education Book Discussion Featuring Mary Grabar

On Wednesday, February 23, the Martin Center welcomed Dr. Mary Grabar to discuss her latest book, Debunking The 1619 Project: Exposing the Plan to Divide America.

Interview with Jacqueline P. Merrill About Bipartisan Policy Center’s Campus Free Expression Project

Last fall, Shannon Watkins spoke with Jacqueline Pfeffer Merrill about ways to improve campus free speech. Merrill is director of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Campus Free Expression Project.

Millennials Are Dangerous, and We Made Them This Way

Presentation featuring Mark Bauerlein about how the growth of students’ power and moral authority on campus has led to both a decline in academic rigor and the elevation of social justice in American higher education. Bauerlein argues that the fault lies not with the students, but with the faculty members who have willingly ceded their own authority.

Mark Bauerlein is Emeritus Professor of English at Emory University and an editor at First Things magazine. His books include Literary Criticism: An Autopsy (1997), The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future (2008), Negrophobia: A Race Riot in Atlanta, 1906 (2001), and his new book The Dumbest Generation Grows Up: From Stupefied Youth to Dangerous Adults. He lives in Washington, DC.

Frank Hill Discusses the Newly-Founded UNC Free Speech Alliance

The UNC Free Speech Alliance is an alumni-led, independent organization dedicated to free speech, diversity of opinion, stimulating debate, and academic freedom on the UNC-CH campus.

Find out more about the Alliance at https://uncfreespeech.com/

Critical Social Justice in the UNC System

Shannon Watkins interviews Anna Miller and Scott Yenor about their recent report for the Martin Center discussing critical social justice in the UNC school system.

Interview featuring UNCW Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli

Join us as Shannon Watkins interviews UNCW’s Chancellor, Jose V. Sartarelli, who recently announced his 2022 retirement.

Education Book Discussion Featuring John Rose

On Thursday, December 2nd, the Martin Center welcomed author and Associate Director of the Arete Initiative John Rose for a virtual talk on his book Until Our Minds Rest in Thee: Open-Mindedness, Intellectual Diversity, and the Christian Life.

Rose’s presentation is the second in the Martin Center’s bi-monthly series of talks with authors of books about higher education.

In addition to helping coordinate Arete’s programming, Dr. Rose teaches courses in Happiness and Human Flourishing, Christian Ethics, Conservatism, and Political Polarization. His research concerns the tradition of virtue ethics and Christian theology. John holds a BA in religion from Wabash College, an MTS from Duke Divinity School, and a PhD in Theology from Princeton Theological Seminary.

Annual Policy Banquet featuring Professor Gail Heriot

The Martin Center held its annual policy banquet on Friday, October 29th—this year featuring Professor Gail Heriot—to discuss the “dubious expediency” of racial preferences. The event was based on ideas discussed in a book of the same name. You may find A Dubious Expediency: How Racial Preferences Damage Higher Education, edited by Gail Heriot and Maimon Schwarzchild, on Amazon.