Day: May 5, 2013

What Will Convulsive Change Do to Our Colleges?

In the highly competitive free market economy that propelled the United States into our planet’s richest nation, business enterprises making mistakes pay huge and sometimes fatal consequences. Indeed it is what Joseph Schumpeter aptly called “creative destruction” that forces firms to be productive, efficient, innovative, and willing to take risks. Contrast this to higher education.  […]

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Occidental’s Star Chamber Hearings Get Worse

At Occidental, a student can be found guilty of sexual assault even if his partner said “yes” to sexual intercourse. And yet the school has been targeted by opponents of due process on campus–ranging from celebrity attorney Gloria Allred to Occidental professor Danielle Dirks to Richard Pérez-Peña’s slanted coverage in the New York Times–for not […]

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