Politics in the Classroom: A New Form of Censorship

Two weeks ago, I blogged about one of the most pressing concerns facing the quality of higher education: freedom of expression. Today, in light of the release of the California Association of Scholars’ latest report entitled ‘A Crisis of Confidence’, I thought I should address an equally as serious topic: academic biases in higher education.…

Nearly 200 Years Later, and We’ve Still Got It

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), a national non-profit organization dedicated to promoting free speech on college campuses, has released their national database ranking colleges and universities across the United States on the degree to which they promote free speech. All institutions of higher learning are given a grade, either green light meaning…