Minority Rule in a Winner-Take-All System

How long can the unsustainable be sustained?

Princeton Fires Creepy, Lying Professor Who Happened to be Conservative

There’s much more to the story than meets the eye.

Plagiarized News Reports

Another journalist has been fired for a cardinal sin.

More on Florida’s Higher Ed “Reform”

Pointless change that will increase costs and create confusion.

Florida Abolishes Professor Tenure

Because they’re indoctrinating the youth with their biased agendas and liberal, unfactual diastribes.

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Life Ain’t Fair, College Edition

The SAT is a poor measure of college aptitude but it’s better than most others.

Some Thoughts on “Cancel Culture”

Thomas gets the ball rolling, and I take off from there.

Dan Patrick’s Attack on Tenure in Texas

His attacks are, in fact, the best case for tenure.

End of the Week Tabs

Some stories of possible interest.

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The College Admissions Rat Race

An interesting argument, albeit about a tiny and vastly over-discussed segment.

ODU Prof Out After Minor-Attracted People’ Backlash

Academic freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose.

College Enrollments Down

Another effect of the pandemic.

Yale Can’t Take a Joke

A party invitation going terribly wrong.

Yet Even More Tabs

On mandates and other miscellany.

The Collegiate Gender Gap

Women are increasingly dominating American higher education.

Covid Quick Links

Stories from the ongoing pandemic.

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The Law School Bubble Has Burst

Mediocre legal education doesn’t pay.

Alabama, Disney, and the Quest to Be a National University

The cost of raising a university’s profile.

France Increases Vaccinations

And so general discussion of vaccine passports and requirements in the US.

College Conference Chaos

Texas and Oklahoma have reopened Pandora’s Box.

The Master’s Degree Scam

Most aren’t worth the paper they’re printed on.

Howard Hires Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates

UNC’s loss is the nation’s most prestigious HBCU’s gain.

NCAA Approves ‘Name, Image, Likeness’ Rights

College athletes are now free to cash in on their fame.

Florida’s Campus Speech Law

Ron DeSantis and friends are afraid of higher education.

The Ivies=NK?

Or, you know, not.

The Politicization of Math Class

The least controversial subject in school is suddenly controversial.

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Biden’s American Families Plan

The President is about to roll out another massive spending plan.

Unskilled? No Problem!

Are we thinking about job training all wrong?

Did the Boomers Ruin America?

An interesting but uneven debate.

Vaccine Mandates and Education

The politics and the science are in conflict.

Elite Private Schools, Race, and Fear of the Woke

Also some ironic positions on capitalism.

Student Debt and the For-Profit Connection

The loaners, the dreamers, and schemes.

How Much Student Loan Relief?

Now, we’re just haggling over price.

The Silly ‘Dr. Biden’ Kerfuffle

A silly, sexist WSJ op-ed has generated plenty of attention.

Big Ten Football Back October 24

Yet another twist in an ongoing saga.

Disdain for the Less-Educated?

Is shunning those without college degrees the last acceptable prejudice?

Big Ten Cancels Football

A nation that failed to control the pandemic is going to be without college sports this fall.

Reaction to Letter on Justice and Open Debate Proves its Point

Free speech is not for everyone.

Visas Will be Denied to Online-only Students as Colleges Go Online-only

Harvard joins a growing list of universities who will not offer in-person classes this year.

Wargaming During a Pandemic

My latest at War on the Rocks.

There is No Switch

The policy choices before us are not a dichotomy between off and on.

Virginia’s Stunning Transformation

A disgraced governor is signing a wave of progressive legislation

Liberty U Update

The update you were probably expecting.

Elizabeth Warren Couldn’t Win and Therefore Didn’t

She lost in both of her home states. She shouldn’t be embarrassed.

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Conservatives, Reactionaries, and Backlash

Is the left unwittingly fueling a reactionary moment?

Parents Giving Up Custody of Kids to Scam Financial Aid

Dozens of well-off students from the Chicago area are getting college subsidies.

A Serious Threat to Higher Education in Alaska

After a series of line item vetoes, the University of Alaska is facing a 41% cut in state funding.