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Former University Diversity Officer Accused of Giving Her Husband Fellowship Worth $50K

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 11:30am 3/16/2019 at 11:30am

This is a perfect example of why we don’t need countless new bureaucrats in higher education. It gets harder and harder to track corruption.

Campus Reform reports:

CORRUPT: Ex-diversity officer smacked with massive FINE after giving husb...

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Students File Class-Action Lawsuit Over College Admissions Scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 9:30am 3/16/2019 at 9:30am
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This scandal is going to be so bad for higher education. We’re only at the beginning, and I fear it’s going to get so much worse.

USA Today reports:

2 Stanford students file first class-action suit in largest college admissions scam

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Scam of the Century Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 8:00am 3/16/2019 at 8:00am
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The admissions cheating scandal is horrible, but given what we know about higher education in America, it should come as no surprise.

Does this woman posses an ounce of self awareness?

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Graduate English Program at CUNY Seeks to Combat the Problem of Whiteness

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 15, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/15/2019 at 12:00pm

There is no other identity group or race for which this sort of talk would be considered acceptable.

Campus Reform reports:

CUNY: ‘Whiteness continues to be a crucial problem in our English department’

The Graduate English Center at the City University of New York is set to host an event on March 22, titled,...

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Elizabeth Warren Has ‘Zero’ Sympathy for Parents Caught in College Admissions Scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 15, 2019 at 10:00am 3/15/2019 at 10:00am
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She also has zero self-awareness. How did she not see how this would come off to most people?

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Warren Shames Parents Involved in College Admissions Process Scam

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) said Wednesday she had no sympathy for the parents charged in the massive college admissions scam to...

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Op-Ed: Taxpayers Shouldn’t Fund Colleges that Don’t Protect Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 15, 2019 at 8:00am 3/15/2019 at 8:00am

This is a point I have been making for years and feeling like I was yelling into a well. It’s great to see people with much more influence now saying this.

Karol Marcowicz writes at the New York Post:

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Engineering Profs at Harvard Now Required to Submit Diversity Reports

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/14/2019 at 12:00pm

The religion of diversity in higher education is quickly eclipsing the value of the subject matter being taught and no discipline will be exempted.

The College Fix reports:

Harvard engineering profs now required to submit diversity...

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Tennessee Republican Presents Resolution Asking Colleges to Ditch ‘Free Speech Zones’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 10:00am 3/14/2019 at 10:00am

The very concept of isolating free speech to certain areas is insulting. We need more representatives to speak up in this way.

Campus Reform reports:

Congressman breathes fresh air into campus free speech debate ahead of Trump’s exec. order

Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) is seeking to remove free speech zones on college campuses with...

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Governor Greg Abbott Tells Texas Universities to Re-Evaluate Admissions Process

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 8:00am 3/14/2019 at 8:00am
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Abbott is reacting to the college admissions scandal story that’s exploding right now.

The Texas Tribune reports:

Greg Abbott tells every university in Texas to re-evaluate processes in light of admissions scandal

Gov. Greg Abbott is urging Texas universities to re-evaluate their admissions processes in the wake of a federal investigation that led to...

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Students at Concord University Forced to Fund Anti-Gun Protest at State Capitol

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/13/2019 at 12:00pm

Maybe students who support the Second Amendment should demand a refund on their student fees.

The College Fix reports:

Public university forces students to fund anti-gun protest at state capitol

Concord University officially opposes campus carry.

That’s the reasonable conclusion to take away from the West Virginia public university’s actions toward a state bill that...

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Fundraising Dinner at Michigan State Turns Into Trump-Bashing Fest

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 10:00am 3/13/2019 at 10:00am

People on the left really can’t help themselves in a situation like this. Once it starts, it turns into a competition.

Campus Reform reports:

MSU fundraiser devolves into Trump-bashing ‘carnival show’

A speaker at a Michigan State University event slammed President Trump Thursday for having a “reptilian brain,” among other critisicms.

The 24th Annual Michigan...

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Conservative Students’ ‘Build the Wall’ Banner Stolen at U. Florida

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 8:00am 3/13/2019 at 8:00am

Isn’t it fascinating how we almost never hear of this sort of thing happening to progressive students?

The Washington Examiner reports:

Conservative students file police reports after their ‘Build the Wall’ banners are stolen

Students with the Young Americans for Freedom chapter at the University of Florida recently called the police after students tore...

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Wealthy Parents, Celebrities Charged by FBI in Massive College Admissions Cheating Scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 7:00am 3/13/2019 at 7:00am
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In a sweeping sting dubbed “Operation Varsity Blues,” the FBI and federal authorities in Boston have charged 50 people in what has become the largest college admissions cheating scandal in history.

Parents, including actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, allegedly paid millions in bribes, to secure college admission for their children. Payments...

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Student Leaders at UT Austin Plan to Shame Professors Who Shun Diversity Traning

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/12/2019 at 12:00pm

This is right out of Mao’s Cultural Revolution. The next step is parading the professors before angry student mobs and making them wear dunce caps.

The College Fix reports:

Student leaders plan to name and shame professors who shun diversity training

The newly elected student body president and vice president at UT-Austin, who are...

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Seattle University Prof Promotes Violent Resistance in Social Media Post

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 8:00am 3/12/2019 at 8:00am

At some point, someone on the left is going to go over the edge. The rhetoric keeps going higher and crazier.

Jason Rantz reports at MyNorthwest:

Rantz: Seattle University professor promotes violent resistance, school won’t condemn it

An associate professor at Seattle University School of Law promoted the value of violent resistance in a...

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Sarah Lawrence College “students of color” protesters issue 9-pages of demands, target conservative professor

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 11, 2019 at 9:06pm 3/11/2019 at 9:06pm

In early November 2018, we covered the story of a conservative Sarah Lawrence College professor Samuel Abrams who came under attack after writing an Op-Ed in The New York Times advocating for diversity of opinion on campuses.

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Bias Report Filed Against U. Oregon Prof for Defending Brett Kavanaugh

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 11, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/11/2019 at 12:00pm

Bias incident reporting systems would make Mao proud. It gives students the power to make accusations about anything they deem offensive.

The College Fix reports:

Bias report filed against professor for defending Brett Kavanaugh

In a University of Oregon classroom in October of 2018, a professor was finishing his lecture when he made a...

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