HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Students earned $11/hour to complain about Halloween costumes.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Police have to protect Trump supporters from mob at USC. Sadly, these days it’s cause for celebration when the police don’t just stand back and let the mob have its way.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Court denies college’s request to dismiss free speech case. On Wednesday, California District Court rejected a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against Los Angeles Pierce College and the Los Angeles Community College District on the grounds of First Amendment violations. Pierce College is a part of the largest community college district […]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: Law Schools Under A Microscope. After enjoying an enrollment surge in the first decade of the new century, many law schools have more recently struggled mightily amid a dearth of jobs for young lawyers, dwindling student interest, worries schools were encouraging students to take on high debts they […]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: Faculty Salaries And The Extraordinary Cost Of Research At A Top 25 Law School. “Second, these gaps reveal that tenure-track law faculty are comfortable with high levels of income inequality. We may criticize income inequality in other contexts, but we are comfortable with that inequality in our own […]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Prof: Valuing ‘emotion as knowledge’ fights ‘white identity.’ When taxpayers get tired of funding this stuff, we’ll be told it’s because of anti-intellectualism. But now taxpayers can just tell us they’re valuing their emotions as knowledge.
POPPING THE HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE: In the private sector, bubbles, like those in the housing or stock markets, usually lead to “crashes” and sharp falls in prices along with diminished volumes of activity. In higher education, massive government subsidies mute the decline in volume (enrollment) and prevent big price (tuition fee) crashes, but some sort […]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Georgetown advisor hopes Allie Stuckey has ‘#metoo moment.’ A Georgetown University Master of Foreign Service (MSFS) advisory board member tweeted Saturday afternoon that he wishes Allie Stuckey has a “#metoo moment.” Jeff Bernstein made the comment after Stuckey tweeted that “The #metoo moment is a symptom of a broken world,” to […]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: An English professor at Linfield College has developed a checklist that is intended to help individuals determine whether they are white supremacists. Believing in meritocracy, promoting a “collegial” environment, and even deciding “to stay out of all of this ‘identity politics’” are all forms of tacit white supremacy, she claims. I […]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Student files bias report after peer hogs weights at campus gym. It’s rude to hog equipment at the gym, but most would attribute such behavior to poor etiquette. At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, however, one student went so far as to file a bias report after a peer hogged weights at […]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Scholars claim that statistics ‘serve white racial interests.’
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Higher Education Is Drowning In BS.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Moving Beyond White Privilege Towards Action.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Even Elite Business Schools Discount MBA Degrees By 50% Or More.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Missouri adopts performance-based funding for higher education. This performance-based portion of the funding will be determined by metrics such as degree completion, budget practices, and job-placement rates. Show More Summary
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: As Flow Of Foreign Students Wanes, U.S. Universities Feel The Sting. “The shift comes just as some states also are experiencing a drop in domestic students, partly the result of a decline in birthrates two decades ago. This year, the number of domestic undergraduate students dropped 224,000, or 1 percent, according […]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Profs blame ‘masculine’ ideals for lack of women in STEM. “According to the professors, these masculine norms include ‘asking good questions,’ ‘capacity for abstract thought and rational thought processes,’...Show More Summary
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: The University of Michigan’s Costly and Pointless Diversity Plan. Read through the official DEI materials and you soon feel overwhelmed by inspiring platitudes and glossy pictures of smiling minorities. Show More Summary
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Student op-ed: academic freedom is ‘oppressive to the minority.’
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Students required to pay for own ‘social justice’ training.