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Stanley Fish praises NAS report

Professor Fish called the NAS sustainability study comprehensive, detailed, and respectful, despite his views on climate change. 

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New Report on Campus Sustainability

NAS releases the first major critical report detailing how the campus sustainability movement harms higher education.

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Spring 2015 AQ Issue

The spring issue of Academic Questions is now available. Browse the issue > 


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The “Sustainability” Trend Costs Students Money

Apr 16, 2015 by Peter Wood |

The sustainability movement has muscled its way into the college curriculum, administration, and culture. 

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George F. Will Writes About NAS Sustainability Report

Apr 15, 2015 by NAS |

Nationally syndicated columnist George F. Will devotes his most recent column to the new NAS report. 

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Video of Common Core Debate

Apr 15, 2015 by NAS |

NAS president Peter Wood and Kathleen Porter-Magee discussed the pros and cons of the Common Core at a debate at Saint Francis College.

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Global Warming: The Campus Non-Debate

Apr 14, 2015 by Russell K. Nieli |

Many lack a robust understanding of the environmentalism debate divorced from religious overtones and political appeal.

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Proposed Education Act Would Shortchange Students

Apr 13, 2015 by Sandra Stotsky |

Sandra Stotsky argues that the new version of No Child Left Behind will leave low-income students behind because it lacks an important requirement for teachers' competence in their subjects.

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Dear Educators: “Privilege” Is Theory, Not Fact

Apr 08, 2015 by Joshua Daniel Phillips |

While the idea of "privilege" has been rising in popularity on college campuses, open debates and robust discussion about the topic have not. 

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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the UNC Scandal

Apr 08, 2015 by George Leef |

George Leef reviews Cheated, an expose of the recent UNC scandal written by two faculty members. 

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Obama’s NLRB Pushes Faculty Unionization

Mar 18, 2015 by George Leef |

An economics professor explains why he regards faculty unionization as bad law.

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