Author: Dean Ball

Dean Ball is a former intern at the Manhattan Institute.

Lower-Tier Schools are in Big Trouble

Joseph Urgo, the President of St. Mary’s College of Maryland, has resigned after a major embarrassment: under his leadership  the incoming freshman class is so small–nearly a hundred student fewer than expected–that the school faces a $3.5 million budget shortfall. That shortfall comes after St. Mary’s, a secular private college, greatly simplified its application and […]

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Student Voices
Hamilton’s Diversity Problem

Hamilton College has a diversity problem–though it’s not what you think. The college has created a sizable bureaucratic apparatus to enforce its particular brand of “inclusiveness.” The apparatus has grown so vast and intertwined over the years that the college had to establish a “Diversity Coordinating Council” comprised of the Chief Diversity Officer, the Director […]

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