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Profs Think Evergreen’s Independent Report on Riots is Biased

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 9:30am 6/2/2018 at 9:30am
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It sounds like some people at the school are in denial about what happened.

The Daily Caller reports:

Professors Claim Evergreen State’s ‘Independent’ 38-Page Report on Riots Were Anything but Unbiased

Professors and a former administrator at The Evergreen State College bashed an “independent” report on the school’s spring 2017 riots.

Evergreen President George Bridges...

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Identity Politics Week in Higher Education

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Professor Brett Weinstein, formerly of Evergreen State, is a progressive but is not a fan of identity politics.

Academia has become a hotbed for tribalism.

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Harvard Mandates Harassment Training for Faculty

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 1, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/1/2018 at 12:00pm
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This was prompted by an increase in Title IX complaints from students, some of which involved staff.

The Daily Caller reports:

Harvard Faculty Must Now Take Harassment Training

Harvard University mandated that all faculty take an online...

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Public University Restores Funding for Student Newspaper After Cries of Censorship

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 1, 2018 at 10:00am 6/1/2018 at 10:00am

When it comes to student newspapers, schools do best with a hands-off approach.

The College Fix reports:

Public university restores funding for student newspaper after outcry against censorship

The University of Mary Washington learned that the best way to resolve disputes is to talk through them, not to pick up your ball and...

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Professor’s New Book Advocates for ‘Marxist and Socialist Ideas’ in Education

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 1, 2018 at 8:00am 6/1/2018 at 8:00am

The left isn’t trying to hide this anymore. This is where they want to take America.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof writes book calling for ‘Marxist Education’ in K-12

A University of Washington-Bothell professor who trains aspiring K-12 teachers is publishing a book that advocates for “Marxist and socialist ideas” in education.

A Marxist Education: Learning...

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University of Michigan’s Diversity Staff Has Almost 100 Full-Time Employees

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/31/2018 at 12:00pm

Academia’s obsession with diversity is well documented, but this is almost unbelievable.

Intellectual Takeout reports:

The Diversity Staff at the University of Michigan Is Nearly 100 Full-Time Employees

Year after year, media note and sometimes bemoan the ballooning cost of higher education…

Universities are large and require administrators to function, of course. The problem is...

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Wesleyan U. President Laments Trump’s ‘Degradation Of Our Culture’

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People in academia need to take stock of the current ‘culture’ on college campuses where many people aren’t even allowed to speak without being mobbed. I’m pretty sure Trump had nothing to do with that.

The Daily Caller reported:

University President Laments Trump’s ‘Degradation Of Our Culture’

A university president lamented the “degradation of...

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Susan Rice’s Son is Reportedly a Conservative Leader at Stanford

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 8:00am 5/31/2018 at 8:00am

Good for this young man for thinking for himself!

The College Fix reports:

The conservative leader at Stanford — is Susan Rice’s son

John David Rice-Cameron can trace his conservative roots to his middle school years. Back then, his father would often have talk radio on during rides home from school or tennis practice.

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Conservative Student Journalists Sue University in Illinois

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/30/2018 at 12:00pm

The students allege they were disciplined for covering a protest.

Campus Reform reports:

Conservative lawsuit against U of I proceeds to federal court

A First Amendment lawsuit accusing the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign of infringing on the rights of three student journalists will proceed to court.

The federal lawsuit, which names multiple university officials...

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Prof Calls NRA ‘Terrorists’ and Brags About Having Tenure

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 10:00am 5/30/2018 at 10:00am

One has to wonder how this professor feels about calling MS-13 animals.

The College Fix reports:

Prof calls NRA ‘terrorists,’ brags about not ‘giving a sh**’ because he has tenure

After the May 18 school shooting in Sante Fe, Texas, a professor of Medieval Studies at Virginia Tech called the National Rifle Association a...

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Even Liberals Don’t Want to Speak at Berkeley Anymore

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 8:00am 5/30/2018 at 8:00am
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Berkeley was once the birthplace of the free speech movement. How things have changed.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Even liberals don’t want to speak at UC Berkeley

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Catholic Bishop Tells College Grads to be Politically Incorrect

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/29/2018 at 12:00pm

This may sound unusual coming from a bishop but on today’s college campuses, it’s an act of defiance to embrace pretty much anything traditional.

The College Fix reports:

Bishop to graduates: ‘You have to be politically incorrect’

A Catholic bishop recently urged graduates of Thomas Aquinas College to be “politically incorrect,” instructing them to...

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Large Percentage of Republicans at Harvard are Self-Censoring in the Classroom

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There are Republican students at Harvard, as hard as that is to believe. Yet most of them don’t feel comfortable sharing their views, which is easy to believe.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

The Graduating Class of 2018 by the numbers

The Class of 2018 was halfway through college when President Donald Trump was elected,...

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Student: Women’s Studies at Georgetown Emphasizes Activism Over Academics

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This is part of the problem with higher education in general. Too many students seem to think activism is the whole point of college.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Women’s Studies emphasizes activism over academics: My experience at Georgetown University

When I initially decided to take a Women’s and Gender Studies class, I knew that...

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Marygrove College to Offer Masters Degree in Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 28, 2018 at 1:00pm 5/28/2018 at 1:00pm

What does one do with such a degree besides teach the subject to others?

The Washington Examiner reports:

College to offer masters degree in ‘social justice’

Amidst a growing national debate over whether institutions of higher education are doing enough to prepare students for the workforce, one college in Michigan has begun offering a...

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Harvard Student Arrested Naked and Allegedly on Drugs Won’t Face Charges

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We did a post about this incident when it happened. This is an update.

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NYU Scholar Compares American National Anthem to Nazi Salute

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 28, 2018 at 9:00am 5/28/2018 at 9:00am
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You may remember George Ciccariello-Maher as the former Drexel University prof who wished for white genocide. Now he is at NYU and he’s still saying inflammatory things.

The Daily Caller reports:

NYU Scholar Compares National Anthem To Nazi Salute

A New York University scholar and former “white genocide” professor compared the American national anthem...

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