The University of Delaware has proposed a new program for residence life that looks just like the former program, known on campus as "the treatment." NAS exposed the abuses of UD's residence life curriculum last fall, and we now urge the Faculty Senate to vote against this proposal at their meeting on Monday, May 5.
The National Association of Scholars expressed its great pleasure at the decision of the U.S. Department of Education’s National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) to recommend that the department’s recognition of the American Academy for Liberal Education (AALE) be extended, and that the restriction on its ability to accredit additional institutions be revoked.
The NAS expressed its pleasure, today, with the announced decision of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) to drop the reference to "social justice" in its professional dispositions standard. The announcement was made by Dr. Arthur Wise, the president of NCATE, at a meeting of the Department of Education's National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity, which was reviewing NCATE's petition for continuing recognition.