Miscellaneous

The Antidote to Academic Orthodoxy · 16 May 2004

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By Stephen Balch--Chronicle of Higher Education

Every so often in the history of great institutions fundamental issues of governance assume a compelling urgency.

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In Defense of Intellectual Diversity · 09 February 2004

By David Horowitz--The Chronicle of Higher Education, 02/10/04

I am the author of the Academic Bill of Rights, which many student governments, colleges and universities, education commissions, and legislatures are considering adopting. Already, the U.S. House of Representatives has introduced a version as legislation, and the Senate should soon follow suit.

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A University is Not a Political Party · 23 January 2004

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By Stanley Fish

This piece was originally titled "Save The World On Your Own Time" and first appeared on January 23, 2003 on The Chronicle of Higher Education's Career Network Web site.

Recently, Bob Kerrey, President of New School University was besieged by students protesting his call for regime change in Iraq. The students accused Kerrey of "betraying the New School's pacifist legacy and miring the school in controversy (New York Times, December 5, A-39.) It is not clear from the reports whether the students wanted Kerrey to come out against the war or refrain from pronouncing publicly on controversial non-academic matters. I hope it was the second, because in my view no university and therefore no university official should ever take a stand on any social, political, or moral issue.

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List of Kingston Bill Co-Sponsors · 23 October 2003

List of Kingston Bill Co-Sponsors

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Missing Diversity On America's Campuses · 03 September 2002

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By David Horowitz
FrontPageMagazine.com | September 3, 2002

IN THE FALL OF 2001, I spoke at a large public university in the eastern United States, which will remain nameless to protect the innocent. It was one of more than 30 colleges I had visited during the school year and, as usual, my invitation had come from a small group of campus conservatives who also put together a small dinner for me at a local restaurant. Our conclave reflected the current state of conservatism in the American university. Not only were our numbers small, but there were no deans or university administrators present, and only one professor. Open conservatives are an isolated and harassed minority on today's college campuses, where they enjoy little respect and almost no support from institutional powers.

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