A conversation with the AAUP and FIRE about changes in the tenure system at state universities in Georgia
The Academic Freedom Alliance rebukes Michigan for its handling of Bright Sheng case
The latest edition of the Sisk, Catlin, Anderson, and Gunderson study of faculty scholarly impact is out. Download it while it's hot.
Sandra Oh leads Netflix's satire on the state of academia today.
He repeats his concern that QI doctrine rests on "shaky ground" and imposes a "one-size-fits-all doctrine" that is "an odd fit for many cases," including those involving university administrators.
It does not seem that way, despite some reporting to the contrary.
Why is straight reporting on educational reform measures so difficult.
New CDC guidelines strengthen the already compelling case for doing so.
Columbia University linguist John McWhorter on "anti-racism" as a new, misguided civic religion and his new book on curses, Nine Nasty Words.
A free online conference sponsored by the LeFrak Forum on Science, Reason, and Modern Democracy at Michigan State University.
A Professor Pushed Back Against 'White Fragility' Training. The College Investigated Her for 9 Months.
The chaos at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is by no means an isolated occurrence.
A Ninth Circuit decision that may be of particular interest to academics.
When the feds failed to track COVID-19, Emily Oster stepped in.
Fourth and final post in my series on how to write an academic book and get it published.
Third in a series of posts on how to write an academic book and get it published.
a response to an important and thoughtful argument by Jacob Levy
In The End of Gender, Debra Soh stands up for impartial research—and for LGBTQ rights.
"Well-intentioned efforts to celebrate diversity may in fact reinforce racial stereotyping," say two Carleton College faculty.
'Cancel Culture' at U.S. Colleges Not Getting Worse, Say Liberal Professors. Conservative Colleagues Disagree.
Plus: Georgia makes it a hate crime to damage police property, SCOTUS denies relief to prisoners, Trump escalates war on Chinese apps, study casts doubt on "diversity training," coronavirus in schools, and more…
Plus: Tuesday primary results, TikTok may move to London, polls show growing distrust in media, and more...
2 Pro-Democracy University Employees in Hong Kong Fired as Beijing-Imposed National Security Law Takes Effect
"Academic staff...are no longer free to make controversial statements to the general public about politically or socially controversial matters," one of them writes.
When a university president threatens a professor with consequences for writing an article, free expression loses out.
The Souls of Yellow Folk author says a new "elite consensus" fixated on racial outrage is forming and may destroy our ability to function.
Second in a series of posts how how to write an academic book and get it published.
Part I in a series of posts about how to write an academic book and get it published.
In a new book, Peter Boghossian, one of the perpetrators of the "grievance studies" hoax, outlines how ideological opponents can reach common ground.
In fact, they didn’t have any detectable impact at all.
Terms of the grant specified that if Missouri did not use the money to hire free market professors, the donation would revert to Hillsdale.
A New Study Utterly Fails to Demonstrate the Sinister Effects of Right-Wing Philanthropy at Universities
From textbooks to professors, universities remain mostly hostile to free market thinking.
Some students at the University of the Arts want the firebrand feminist fired. Where did they get the idea they should be picking faculty?
Does Yale Law School's Antidiscrimination Policy on Subsidies for Student Employment Discriminate on the Basis of Religion?
The answer is no, despite conservatives' claims to the contrary. But that does not entirely resolve questions about the wisdom of the policy.
Firing Peter Boghossian for failing to get permission from the institutional review board would threaten academic freedom.
Anti-PC Writers Tricked Seven Academic Journals Into Accepting Hoax Papers on Dog Rape, Fat Phobia, and More
Surprise: If you work very, very hard at fooling people, you will often succeed.
Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff explain how "good intentions and bad ideas" have made young people super-fragile-and how to make things better.
What if the Volokh Conspiracy Bloggers Were a Law School Faculty? [Updated with a methodological correction]
The Volokh Law School "faculty" would outscore all but one other law school in the most recent Leiter ranking of law schools by scholarly impact.