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Posts from Letters

Higher Ed’s Extreme Liberal Bias Has Led to Outside Interference

Colleges need to embrace diversity of ideas everywhere on campus.

Contextualize Betty Friedan’s Work in Social Structure of Her Time

In the mid-1960s, relatively few women in the United States were privileged to attend college.

Essay on DEI Made Sweeping Generalizations

DEI frameworks aren’t monolithic.

DiAngelo and Kendi Are Worthy Contributors to Diversity Conversation

Sometimes “antiracism” might be the right tool for the job.

Higher Education Is Not Just Four-Year Colleges

Chronicle survey ignored community colleges.

Essay on Political Attacks on Academic Freedom Drifted Into Propaganda

For example, author exaggerated reach of Florida’s Stop WOKE Act.

Steep Financial Learning Curves for New Presidents

At the very least, search firms should provide candidates with audited financial statements.

Elite Colleges Not Doing Enough to Help Veterans

Regional comprehensive universities are a far better fit.

There’s a War on Academic Freedom? Follow the Money.

The organizations profiled in a recent essay are all funded by the same handful of wealthy donors.

Academe Must Do More to Support Publicly Engaged Scholarship

The American Council of Learned Societies is taking steps to do just that.
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