The home of “things said” by the National Association of Scholars.

Regulatory Discrimination: Why NAS Opposes the Gainful Employment Rule


NAS comments on the proposal to rescind the Gainful Employment Rule. 

Now Open: Membership Coordinator Internship


NAS is hiring a Membership Coordinator Intern for Summer/Fall 2018.

Development Internship Available at NAS


NAS is hiring a Development Intern for Summer/Fall 2018.

Job Opening: Controller/Human Resources Director


NAS is hiring a Controller/Human Resources Director.

Job Opening: Communications Associate


NAS has an immediate opening for a Communications Associate.

Now Hiring: Communications Associate


NAS is hiring a Communications Associate.

Fall Internships Available at NAS


NAS is hiring two interns for the Fall semester.

Now Hiring: Development Associate


NAS is hiring a Development Associate.

Now Hiring: Communications and Development Associate


NAS is hiring a Communications and Development Associate.

Documenting Discrimination in Hiring and Promotion

Peter Wood

NAS seeks to identify academics who believe they have been denied hiring or promotion on the basis of race, ethnicity, or sex.

A Blackballed Conservative Gets Her Day in Court

Peter Wood

Peter Wood reviews the First Amendment lawsuit brought by a conservative lawyer who was turned down for a teaching position at the University of Iowa College of Law.

Look Who's Endorsing a Race-Based View of Knowledge

Robert Weissberg

A new document from the American Political Science Association views race and epistemology as inseparable.

Why the SCOTUS Should Reverse Grutter

Glenn Ricketts

The 2003 Supreme Court decision in Grutter v Bollinger was severely flawed. Larry Purdy wants it overturned.

"Targeted Discrimination": What to Look for When Investigating Ideological Bias in Academic Hiring

Steve Balch

How do we know whether conservatives face discrimination in academe?

Quotas at Quinnipiac: "We Very Much Want an African-American for That Particular Position"

Ashley Thorne

A university president announces his intention to hire a "high-quality African-American." At a meeting last week he said, "Having that person be an African-American is very important to concluding that search."

Law Schools are Indoctrinating Rather Than Educating

Don Racheter

The Iowa Association of Scholars observes that law schools suffer from political bias, and that in turn, the U.S. judicial system suffers.

Will You Promote Diversity? Virginia Tech Tests Faculty Candidates Commitment

Peter Wood

A major public university has fashioned a “diversity” litmus test for faculty hiring.

Dictatorships and Double Standards, Part II

Robert L. Paquette

Professor Paquette responds to the controversy generated this summer after Hamilton College sought to censor his NAS article.

Hamilton College to Prof. Paquette: Shut Up

Peter Wood

An academic official seeks to censor a Hamilton professor's NAS article "Dictatorships and Double Standards."

"They So Despise Her Politics" - Do Conservative Faculty Candidates Get a Fair Shake?

Peter Wood

An unsuccessful faculty candidate for a position at the University of Iowa College of Law believes she was denied the appointment because of her politics.

Dictatorships and Double Standards

Robert L. Paquette

How the campus left insulates itself and bullies dissenters.

A Half-Dozen Push-Backs for Faculty Hiring Committee Meetings

Roger Clegg

Tips for standing up against "diversity" hiring.