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Higher Education Watch
Higher Education Watch
GOP Goes After Tenure

Attacking foul-mouthed tenured radicals who try to turn their classrooms into indoctrination shops is politically popular, but comprehensively reforming public higher education systems is more important.

Higher Education Watch
The Campus Left Grew More Radical During the Obama Years

Efforts to bar speakers from campus appear to be on the upswing.

Higher Education Watch
Could Trump Cut Off Funding from UC Berkeley?

Probably not, but he does have tools at his disposal to hassle campuses for left-wing shenanigans.

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Midwestern Legislators Take Aim at Academic Tenure-for-Life

The promise and perils of anti-tenure bills introduced in Iowa and Missouri.

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Speech Codes Decline, But Campus Illiberalism Persists

Campuses are ditching speech codes, but this hasn’t produced a more open campus environment overall.

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Right-Wing Inquisitors on Campus

Trump’s victory may have emboldened anti-PC forces in higher education to overreach and take illiberal steps of their own.

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On Campus, It’s Marx vs. Mill

Should universities prioritize the pursuit of social justice or the pursuit of truth?

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Colleges Enlist Growing Army of Title IX Enforcers

Colleges make resident assistants “mandatory reporters” for potential Title IX violations.

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A College Ranking That Matters

Some things are more important to a university’s mission than admissions rates.

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Campus Inquisitors Have Second Thoughts

The Department of Justice has spent years rolling back campus due process protections. But it says one college took things too far.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

Trump voters were right that the nation needs change and that the “best and the brightest” are failing the nation the way they did during the Vietnam War.

Mullah Mismanagement

Many multi-ethnic states have broken down over the past 150 years, and Iran risks going the same way.

Presidents' Day

Presidents’ Day is a holiday about nobody that teaches nothing.

Crude Economics

They’re cutting consumption at home to keep exports up.


Europe’s elections may not offer the fertile ground for “fake news” that is commonly assumed.

the trillion dollar question

A massive infrastructure package is high on the administration’s list of priorities, but actually bringing this idea to fruition will be harder than it looks.

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