February 27, 2020
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Tag: Higher Education

Don’t Retain These Professors

During the soap opera drama that surrounded the Kavanaugh Senate hearing, one important news item received considerably less attention than it deserved. That item was the letter titled “The Senate Should not Confirm Kavanaugh” that 2400 law...

A Tale of Two Professors

Professor Number One At the university, it was a tradition that a new professor would give a public speech on a topic of his choosing prior to teaching his first class. And so the young man with a degree in philosophy arrived at the school with...

Left-Wing Authoritarianism: An Old Tyranny in New Clothes

Left-wing anti-Trump hysteria is reaching a fever point. It is seen in small incidents such as Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) causing a scene at a fancy New York City restaurant by yelling at a Trump supporter, or progressive groups warning that Trump...

A Wasted Investment?

In May of 2009, President Barack Obama was invited to Notre Dame to deliver the commencement address to that year’s graduates. My brother Brian and I drove for three hours to participate in a protest against the school’s misguided invitation...

A Crucial Education Reform

With a new administration comes renewed hope of meaningful education reform. Among the most needed reforms is one that ought to be obvious but is seldom addressed—helping students achieve intellectual maturity by developing in them the habits of...