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Higher Education Watch
Higher Education Watch
Midwestern Legislators Take Aim at Academic Tenure-for-Life

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

Higher Education Watch
Speech Codes Decline, But Campus Illiberalism Persists

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

Higher Education Watch
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.

Higher Education Watch
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.

Higher Education Watch
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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No End in Sight for Academia’s Leftward Drift

The younger generation of professors is more liberal than the cohort it is replacing.

Higher Education Watch
UC President: It’s Freedom of Speech, Not Freedom from Speech

An important step forward for the movement to save universities from the forces of censorship and intolerance.

Higher Education Watch
Report: Activist Faculty Too Overcome With Emotion to Do Research

Not the Onion.

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The real stumbling block to Democratic legislative power.

brave new world

An Australian account of China’s gains doubles as a bleak assessment of Obama’s legacy in the region.

Crude Economics

London is using both carrot and stick to keep offshore oil output up.

Greeks Bearing Debts

Greece’s recurrent crisis is the result of bad Greek and German decisions alike. Only one is in year eight of a depression as a result.

Frack Baby Frack

Abundant shale gas brought natural gas prices to historic lows—and made the US a net exporter of the hydrocarbon.

WRM Elsewhere

Walter Russell Mead tackles the question.

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