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Arner Interviewed about Class and Academic Hiring in IHE

Lynn Arner, a WCSA member and Associate Professor in the Department of English at Brock University, was interviewed by James M. Van Wyck about her work studying how class backgrounds and gender shape the careers of English professors. 41 more words

Bipartisan Legislation Tackles Student Loan Defaults

A bipartisan group of House and Senate lawmakers introduced legislation Thursday to address student loan defaults by steering delinquent and defaulted borrowers toward income-driven repayment programs and reducing other paperwork barriers to student loan relief. 55 more words

Inside the Ivory Tower, Where the Wild Things Are

Fess up. Just like me, you’ve been spending lazy summer afternoons pondering the question of the moment: why can’t higher education get no respect? Put another way, why have U.S. 942 more words

Higher Education

A Call For Campus Safe Walks To Protect Victims Of Stalking

The following blog post, by Dr. Meghan Krausch (bio at the end), is only being published on our site, ConditionallyAccepted.com rather than on our career advice column… 1,327 more words

Health And Self-Care

Language Learning and National Security

Language Learning and National Security

An op-ed in Inside Higher Ed by Ambassador Karl Eikenberry, drafted as part of the campaign to support America’s Languages… 11 more words

American Academy Of Arts And Sciences

Under mob control: Evergreen College

Yesterday we started to discuss one of the latest outrageous campus episodes, this one at hippie-dippy Evergreen State College in Oregon. Bret Weinstein – a bio prof at Evergreen who describes himself as a leftist who supported Bernie Sanders’s candidacy for presidency – ended up in the crosshairs of enraged students for standing up to a demand that white students and faculty members stay off campus on a so-called “Day of Absence.” In Weinstein’s view, their demand represented “a show of force and an act of oppression” – language one might expect a platoon of spoiled, angry contemporary college kids, marinated in the ideology of oppression and power, to understand. 463 more words

Academia

Concealed Carry On Campus: Love The People/Hate Everything About Them

Allowing students, even staff, to carry concealed handguns on college campuses is an issue of considerable controversy these days. After all, the contemporary American university is one of the most fierce, and increasingly violent, bastions of progressivism, and professors, in the growing number of states that have adopted campus concealed carry have loudly protested, and some have actually retired or resigned. 2,131 more words

Firearms