Day: September 9, 2014

How Colleges Fail Their Students—and Society

American higher education has seriously misguided priorities. Across the country, schools are lowering their academic standards while increasing amenities. Indeed, given the proliferation of luxurious dorms, world-class student exercise facilities, and gourmet dining halls, one might say that American colleges and universities emphasize recreation over education. Unsurprisingly, students are losing out. In their new book, […]

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UNC, Princeton Join the Campus War on Due Process

In response to pressure from the federal government and campus “activists,” two more high-profile universities are weakening due process protections afforded to students accused of sexual assault (and, regarding campus offenses, only to those students). The Daily Princetonian reports that a Princeton faculty committee has recommended lowering the school’s burden of proof for sexual assault […]

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