Progressives around the country have gotten the memo: The newest meme to spread is “White Privilege”!
This is a great story of college entrepreneurs finding a need in the market and filling it. They seem to be having fun, too.
Zainab Mudallal of American Journalism Review has the story.
College Isn’t Just About the Food, It’s About Writing About the Food
When Mackenzie Barth, a junior at Northwestern University Medill...
Brown University may have set a new record…for the tendency of today’s schools to mollycoddle students.
On the other hand, for those select students who want to teach at a yoga school, perhaps the new degree may actually lead...
This should come as a surprise to no one. Obama has been sidestepping congress quite a bit lately.
Eric Owens of The Daily Caller reports.
Obama Throws A Bone To Americans Crushed With Student Loans
College students and the rest of America’s youth voting bloc fell for candidate Barack Obama like a bl...
Many universities are facing daunting fiscal struggles because of the combination of escalating costs and declining enrollments.
However, one noted Indiana institution appears to had a little push from a crooked investment adviser.
Call him the “Wolf of Ball State”.
An investment adviser was sentenced to four years and three months in prison for...
Of course, leftists will find some way to make this seem like a bad thing.
Fredreka Schouten of USA Today reports.
Charles Koch donates $25 million to United Negro College Fund
The United Negro College Fund announced a $25 million donation Friday from two organizations tied to billionaire industrialist Charles Koch, whose conservative political...
Her grade on paper went up 20 points after challenging progressive prof.
We recently noted that Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg accused the entire Ivy League of liberal political bias during a particularly fiery commencement address at Harvard University.
Southern Methodist University student Hayley Waring expresses her gratitude for the defense of speech, especially in light of a personal experience with progressive...
Last week we told you about a new development at the college board regarding US history.
Joy Pullmann has written an update at The Federalist. Here’s an excerpt.
Why College Board Is Revising U.S. History
Beginning in August, such a course will be offered to 500,000 of America’s most talented high-school sophomores and juniors...
In an attempt to remain competitive in the distribution of financial aid to students, the University of Akron decided to stop converting unused scholarship awards to cash for students with other scholarships.
Affected students are complaining about “bait and switch”.
Officials at Akron, a 27,000-student public institution in Ohio, wanted to free up...
In his regular column at the Washington Post, George Will describes how higher education has become a victim of its progressive politics.
Colleges become the victims of progressivism
Colleges and universities are being educated by Washington and are finding the experience excruciating. They are learning that when they say campus victimizations are ubiquitous...
In wake of complaints that its exams have lost relevance in predicting college success, one noted testing firm is shaking up its approach and adding new sets of scores.
ACT, the most popular college admissions exam, is adding more subscores for science, technology and career readiness after criticism that the tests have...
Georgia Tech is still putting the finishing touches on its affordable MOOC-like online master’s degree, but students are giving it a passing grade.
Carl Straumsheim of Inside Higer Ed files this report:
Administrators at the Georgia Institute of Technology are optimistic but “not declaring victory” after one semester of its affordable online master’s...
Bernie Reeves of National Review uses the historic crash of Holland’s tulip market to explain today’s higher ed bubble. It’s an apt comparison.
Tiptoe through the Tulips
Holland’s Tulip Mania in 1637 and the cost of college today have in common the inevitability of a crash. Like a college degree, ownership of the...
“… future of higher education requires that colleges partner …with businesses in their community.”
An innovative collaboration involving a Vermont college is allowing students to self-publish books.
The project’s organizers believe it will aid give humanities students a concrete “deliverable” for the future as well as a tremendous opportunity for learning about the process of publication.
Inside Higher Ed’s Charlie Tyson has this report:
…[José] Ferreras’s writing career...
No fun of any kind will be tolerated. Now get rid of those racist tacos.
Christopher White of the College Fix reports.
Campus Hispanic Group Demands Apology for ‘Offensive’ Taco Bar Study Break
COLUMBIA, Mo. – A Mexican-themed “free finals food” study break event put on by student leaders at the University of Missouri...
When countries signed up to join the European Union, the promise of better trade and fiscal health seemed like a sweet deal.
Now, as the laws of unintended consequences come into play, EU bureaucrats are looking to extend their power and influence into the higher education systems of participating counties.
Breitbart’s M.E. Synon...
Earlier this week, we linked to a trigger warning writing contest held by the National Association of Scholars. They have now announced the contest winners.
Trigger Warning Contest Winners
The recent spate of tragic slaughters on campuses across the country, including the spree killing near the University of California – Santa Barbara, has Chapman University student Haylee Barber reflecting on a potential historic analogy.
At age 21, I recently watched the 1939 film Gone with the Wind for the first time.
Given that many students are now on summer break, they probably don’t need to study why they are suddenly so happy.
However, the University of California – Berkeley is betting that some of them will tap into their inner geek and check out a new online course.
Students around the world will soon...
Wining and dining potential candidates can be expensive but over half a million dollars? Really?
Kaitlyn Schallhorn of Campus Reform reports.
Ohio State spent $600K on private jets, swank lunches in presidential search
Ohio State’s search for a new president came with a price tag — and a hefty one at that.
The Big Ten...
The administrators at one Ivy League institution seems to think that “taxes are for the little guy.”
I wonder how their “1-percent” protesting students and faculty who support “Occupy Wall Street” feel about this news item?
Residents and activists in Philadelphia’s West Philly neighborhood, home to the University of Pennsylvania, recently gathered to...
Professor Francis Buckley of George Mason University has some criticism for President Obama and he’s not holding back.
Jessica Berardino of CBS in Pittsburgh reports.
Law Professor: “President Obama Or King Obama?”
A Law Professor at George Mason University is afraid that we are on the horizon of a crowning government. Professor and author,...