Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Worth Reading If You Missed It
For it to be a crisis does not depend on you having any conservative sympathies. For this to be a crisis requires only that you recognize that the GOP is one of two major political parties in American life, and that Republicans’ lack of faith in higher education will have practical consequences...
Full op ed: http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-deboer-higher-ed-republican-20170724-story.html
Poll results: http://www.people-press.org/2017/07/10/sharp-partisan-divisions-in-views-of-national-institutions/
Note that normally liberal-leaning news media have not been positive about recent academic trends, particularly those that seem to impinge on free speech or unwillingness to hear opinions that contradict one's beliefs. Example: