Dicta

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

How Oberlin Played the Race Card and Lost

Peter Wood

Oberlin's administrators miss the message sent by a $44 million verdict against the college. 

How Nine Universities Pander to Campus Radicals

Peter Wood

Peter gives the best examples of where and how university administrations are rolling over to campus radicals. 

Defending a Debased Version of the Liberal Arts

Peter Wood

The AAUP and AAC&U issue statement in support of a hollowed liberal arts.

AAUP Meeting Unanimously Backs Melissa Click--But Why?

Peter Wood

In Minding the Campus, NAS president Peter Wood discusses authority on campus.

Should Conservatives Lead Secret Lives?

Peter Wood

NAS President Peter Wood's review of Passing on the Right: Conservative Professors in the Progressive University.

How Data-Mining Hurts Higher Education

Peter Wood

The promises of data-mining in higher education are that we will end up with more students achieving degrees at lower cost, but the soft totalitarianism that will be required to achieve these gains is a high cost.

A Climate March Against Capitalism

Peter Wood

The world's largest climate march took place in New York City on Sunday, September 21.

Pushing American History as a Long Tale of Oppression

Peter Wood

The new APUSH is leaving out important figures in U.S. History and focusing instead on a history of the United States as an oppressor. 

Campus Activism: The Fight for Imaginary Victories

Peter Wood

Campus activists fight against an imaginary villain of social injustice.

Minding the Campus's John Leo Profiled

George Leef

The Week magazine has posted a profile of Minding the Campus's John Leo.