Day: August 20, 2009

Wonder If There’s A Core Curriculum?

The American Council of Trustees and Alumni has unveiled a new site,, that provides a survey of core curriculum requirements at 100 American Universities. They evaluate the existence of requirements in 7 areas: Composition, Literature, Foreign Language, U.S. Government or History, Economics, Mathematics, and Science. Suffice it to say that most colleges required don’t […]

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Even The AAUP Opposes The Yale Decision

Cary Nelson’s statement: “We do not negotiate with terrorists. We just accede to their anticipated demands.” That is effectively the new policy position at Yale University Press, which has eliminated all visual depictions of the Prophet Muhammad from Jytte Klausen’s new book The Cartoons That Shook the World. Yale made the unusual decision not only […]

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