Day: January 28, 2014

Elite Colleges More Sizzle than Substance

Recent studies say two things about the liberal arts. They’re very important…and they’re in a parlous state. To figure out why they’re in trouble, ACTA looked at America’s finest liberal arts colleges in our new report, Education or Reputation? In addition to classic ACTA topics such as general education and academic freedom, we report on […]

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Criminal Law and the Moral Panic on Campus Rape

As the Obama Administration steps up the federal effort against an alleged epidemic of campus rape, some states are contemplating measures of their own. A recent Newsweek story on a bill pending in the California State Assembly, discussed by K.C. Johnson on Minding the Campus, raises a number of troubling issues: among them, potential spillover  from the campus crusade […]

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