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Suppose you’re a donor interested in steering a college in a more sensible direction with your grants.
Suppose you’re a donor interested in steering a college in a more sensible direction with your grants.
 
During the last year, many universities throughout North America have declared “anti-racism” to be their official policy.
During the last year, many universities throughout North America have declared “anti-racism” to be their official policy.
 
The members of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors are charged with a solemn duty: to oversee and guide the state’s public university system.
The members of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors are charged with a solemn duty: to oversee and guide the state’s public university system.
 
It only took a global pandemic to force public and private universities to cut their spending.
 
The College Board is a not-for-profit company that has a great deal of influence over American education.
 
All students enrolled in UNC system institutions are required to have health insurance coverage.
 
Let’s Be Reasonable: A Conservative Case for Liberal Education is indeed a reasonable book.
 
The college admissions essay can be a stressful part of the application process for students.
 
Even though experts believe college is still worth the cost, employers question the value to their businesses.
 
The mental stress for college students sparked by COVID-19 is showing up in campus mental health centers.
 
The syllabus is such a basic document that most of us tend not to think much about what goes into making one.
 
In tracing COVID-19 outbreaks at colleges, the blame has been placed on Greek life, the fraternities and sororities that drive social life on many campuses.
In tracing COVID-19 outbreaks at colleges, the blame has been placed on Greek life, the fraternities and sororities that drive social life on many campuses.
 
One of the most important aspects of our society is educating our children to properly function within it.
 
A short-lived report quickly torched by the new Biden administration provides a pathway for those who seek to return to a classical structure of higher education.
A short-lived report quickly torched by the new Biden administration provides a pathway for those who seek to return to a classical structure of higher education.
 
Back in the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries, church officials felt it necessary to scrutinize every book or pamphlet for the slightest hint of heresy.
Back in the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries, church officials felt it necessary to scrutinize every book or pamphlet for the slightest hint of heresy.
 
Now that President Biden has been sworn in as the 46th president, he wants to hit the ground running and attend to urgent priorities.
Now that President Biden has been sworn in as the 46th president, he wants to hit the ground running and attend to urgent priorities.
 
The fall 2020 semester did not go as planned for most students and many felt that their universities failed them.
The fall 2020 semester did not go as planned for most students and many felt that their universities failed them.
 
Most college professors applaud what American higher education does and want to see it expand to include even more students.
Most college professors applaud what American higher education does and want to see it expand to include even more students.
 
In her fine opinion piece for the Martin Center, Megan Zogby bemoans the “Quixotic” requirement that North Carolina college and university students take between two and four courses in a language such as Spanish, French, or German.
In her fine opinion piece for the Martin Center, Megan Zogby bemoans the “Quixotic” requirement that North Carolina college and university students take between two and four courses in a language such as Spanish, French, or German.
 
It can be disheartening to witness how college culture has become inhospitable to viewpoints that fall outside of the ideological mainstream.
It can be disheartening to witness how college culture has become inhospitable to viewpoints that fall outside of the ideological mainstream.
 
Alan Jacobs’ new book, Breaking Bread with the Dead: A Reader’s Guide to a More Tranquil Mind, is a coaxing argument to read “old books that come from strange times.”
Alan Jacobs’ new book, Breaking Bread with the Dead: A Reader’s Guide to a More Tranquil Mind, is a coaxing argument to read “old books that come from strange times.”
 
The fight to protect student-athletes’ rights has been a long uphill battle.
 
Radicals on campus do more than just “cancel” speakers. Failure by administrators to stand firm alters the atmosphere at colleges as well as, eventually, our system of government.
Radicals on campus do more than just “cancel” speakers. Failure by administrators to stand firm alters the atmosphere at colleges as well as, eventually, our system of government.
 
The previous essay dealt with the moral decline of the student body in higher education — one of the motives behind my recent retirement after three decades of teaching college English.
The previous essay dealt with the moral decline of the student body in higher education — one of the motives behind my recent retirement after three decades of teaching college English.
 
Students listened to public health advice for 2020: stay at home.
 
Last week, Congress approved the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, a $2.4 trillion spending package that includes $23 billion in aid for public and non-profit colleges and universities.
Last week, Congress approved the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, a $2.4 trillion spending package that includes $23 billion in aid for public and non-profit colleges and universities.
 
The year 2020 brought changes that colleges would have never made by choice.
 
When planning their college years, students want reliable advisors who can help them pick the right major and classes.
When planning their college years, students want reliable advisors who can help them pick the right major and classes.
 
I can’t remember a single alternative to college proposed to me, for me, my entire school-age life.
 
When planning their college years, students want reliable advisors who can help them pick the right major and classes.
When planning their college years, students want reliable advisors who can help them pick the right major and classes.
 
Three universities in North Carolina host chapters of the Chinese Students and Scholars Association, a group with ties to the Chinese government.
Three universities in North Carolina host chapters of the Chinese Students and Scholars Association, a group with ties to the Chinese government.
 
Our Blueprints for Reform provide recommendations and solutions ready for implementation.
Our Blueprints for Reform provide recommendations and solutions ready for implementation.
 
In an essay in the liberal UK broadsheet The Guardian, multiple authors chart out the most important task for the incoming Biden administration: to “restore the faith in science.”
In an essay in the liberal UK broadsheet The Guardian, multiple authors chart out the most important task for the incoming Biden administration: to “restore the faith in science.”
 
One of my favorite projects at the Martin Center is the cultivation of our higher education library.
 
There’s a chasm between the purpose of a liberal arts education and how many colleges and universities actually operate.
There’s a chasm between the purpose of a liberal arts education and how many colleges and universities actually operate.
 
Although all state colleges and universities shout “diversity” and preach “tolerance” at the top of their lungs, they in fact demonstrate monolithic bigotry and homogeneous narrow-mindedness.
Although all state colleges and universities shout “diversity” and preach “tolerance” at the top of their lungs, they in fact demonstrate monolithic bigotry and homogeneous narrow-mindedness.
 
It has never been harder to teach artistic individualism in America.
 
For decades, universities have required students to fulfill a foreign language requirement.
 
Although most universities have moved classes online since the spring, hundreds of thousands of dollars have been spent to ensure that the campus facilities still open are kept clean and safe for use.
Although most universities have moved classes online since the spring, hundreds of thousands of dollars have been spent to ensure that the campus facilities still open are kept clean and safe for use.
 
As a student in the 1980s, like many bookish young people of my era, I gravitated toward the English department because I had always loved to read.
As a student in the 1980s, like many bookish young people of my era, I gravitated toward the English department because I had always loved to read.
 
“In the name of diversity, equity, and inclusion, North Carolina universities have often chosen inequity and exclusion.”
“In the name of diversity, equity, and inclusion, North Carolina universities have often chosen inequity and exclusion.”
 
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