HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Rutgers University labor rights group blamed for ‘xenophobic’ graffiti.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: The Atlantic: The World Might Be Better Off Without College for Everyone: Students don’t seem to be getting much out of higher education. Somebody should write a book about this problem.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Members of the Fordham University College Republicans were asked to leave an on-campus coffee shop because their MAGA hats apparently violated the shop’s “safe space policy.” UPDATE: “These guys tried to sit at the wrong lunch counter.” Ouch.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: George Washington Shrinks Incoming Class Size To Stop Rankings Slide.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Catholic School Under Fire For Celebrating Christmas. “Some students are complaining that Loyola University Chicago puts a greater emphasis on Christmas than on other religious holidays, such as Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday marking the end of Ramadan.”
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: Fall 2018 Law School Admissions Season Opens With A Bang: Applicants Are Up 14.2%.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Ithaca College violates own policy for Palestinian flag.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: After several professors were filmed heckling a conservative student on campus, several Republican state senators criticized the school for being hostile to conservatives, but the professors say it is a “manufactured crisis.”
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Chancellor faces no-confidence vote over sanctuary campus.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Grad student who showed debate on gender-neutral pronouns: My class was canceled with no explanation. “I wonder if my mere presence is simply too triggering now.” That’s how graduate student Lindsay Shepherd, who caused an uproar at Canada’s Wilfrid Laurier University by showing undergraduates a gender-neutral pronoun debate, makes sense of […]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Prof slams OkCupid for privileging ‘white, heterosexual’ men.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, FREE SPEECH EDITION: FIRE files amicus brief with Wisconsin Supreme Court in McAdams v. Marquette. FIRE has filed an amicus brief with the Wisconsin Supreme Court in the case of John McAdams, the tenured Marquette University professor who was fired after criticizing a graduate student instructor’s pedagogical techniques on his personal […]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Video: University of Florida Campus cops defend vandalism, destruction of property. It’s amazing how consistently useless campus police seem to be in protecting the ability of people on the right to speak.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Jack Goldsmith & Adrian Vermeule: Elite colleges are making it easy for conservatives to dislike them. First is the obvious progressive tilt in universities, especially elite universities. At Harvard,Show More Summary
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: House GOP To Cap Amount Of Student Loans For Law School, Eliminate Public Service Loan Forgiveness.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: University shuts down bias reporting system after complaint. “According to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), Longwood was one of many universities with a bias reporting system that...Show More Summary
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: U. Texas president caves rather than tell judge why he personally overturned student’s exoneration. “Did University of Texas President Greg Fenves unilaterally overturn a finding in favor of a student accused of rape because the accuser’s father gave the university a hefty donation? We’ll never know, because the public university settled […]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, PECULATION EDITION: Another Evergreen State Employee Quits, Alleging Illegal Use Of Taxpayer Money. Michael Radelich, who worked as a learning resource specialist and a record keeper at the school’s writing center for 14 years, said that the center used financial aid money meant for students to hire non-student employees, reported The […]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Report: Having ‘white nuclear family’ promotes white supremacy, says New York professor. Remember, when people get tired of funding this stuff, we’ll be told it’s because of “anti-intellectualism.” Related:
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, STUDENT JOURNALISM EDITION: Columbia newspaper refuses to publish Republican op-ed. Well, I’d say the folks at the Spectator are ready for a career at the NYT: