In the 20th century, the American “system” of higher education affected how the whole world performed education and research at the highest levels. It’s now the 21st century, and the corrupted American system i… Learn more.
Of all the corrupt, money-sucking fiefdoms on campus, none is more dangerous than the Diversity fiefdoms. Most people think our campuses are divided into departments and those certainly exist, but the departments onl… Learn more.
I remember when the war drums were beating loudly for us to attack Iraq. While we all know the mainstream media lie machine went into overdrive (hello, babies tossed from incubators! Hi yellowcake! Greetings WMDs!), … Learn more.
[caption id="attachment_46645" align="aligncenter" width="680"] Classrooms in many parts of the world are increasingly diverse. International migration patterns have significantly changed the cultural make-up of many i… Learn more.
It seems every school is loading up on Diversity Officers, filling up Diversity Palaces as they preach Diversity. It’s obnoxious, of course, all the more so because of the ridiculous, truly ridiculous, amounts of m… Learn more.
Back when I taught at a predominantly white, selective liberal arts college, I came across a book called “Acting White? Rethinking Race in ‘Post-Racial’ America.” In the book, legal scholars Devon Carbado a… Learn more.
“Theese eeese pure eediocy!” --a German professor’s response at a faculty meeting regarding accreditation recommendations to put an outreach program to attract female STEM students inside of an outreach prog… Learn more.
As we grapple with regular reminders that the America available to whites is still different from the America available to people of colour, one environment that must be examined is the university classroom and gradebo… Learn more.
I’ve mentioned quite a few times the insanely high administrative pay of higher education. Even the most irrelevant Dean can now command a salary well past $100,000 a year, and this is all quite public information.… Learn more.
When I first started doing experimental biology, I noticed that we only looked at males. I was in a fly lab — a very good one — and we could have looked at males or females, or both, but we didn’t. We collecte… Learn more.