Dear Members of the Board:
I read with a mixture of anticipation and trepidation the unexpected announcement earlier this month that President Rebecca Chopp is departing Swarthmore to become the chancellor of the University of Denver.
The College Board wants to ensure that students learn about America only at its worst.
The debasement of liberal education is a little-discussed but long-standing cause of the much-discussed polarization of our politics.
A striking correlation exists between the decay of liberal education and the belief that government should push American citizens toward progressivism.
Labor Day weekend marks the return to school and the beginning of the home stretch of the presidential campaign. The connection is typically overlooked.
Due process protections for the accused in campus cases alleging sexual assault have been under attack for decades.
Colleges foster smugness on the left and resentment on the right.
Dean Martha Minow flunks the test...
To endure the storms of the new decade, cling to the anchor: personal autonomy.
The “End of History” thesis saw a world at equilibrium. But when does the center ever hold?
When society and politics become degraded, when American communities crumble, merely “conserving” isn’t enough. Conservatism must restore.
At RealClearPolitics, Peter Berkowitz writes on the vilification of Israel and how it is corrupting university culture. We can expect more of this in the weeks ahead as we get ready to mark the 70th anniversary of the creation of the State of Israel in 1948 which was, in fact, one of the great achievements of modern civilization in the 20th century.
Three lawsuits--against Dartmouth College and Duke and Princeton universities--may be the best things to happen to higher education in decades...
According to the dominant narrative—advanced by President Obama, embraced by the Democratic Party, and disseminated by their many advocates in the prestige media—the federal government isn’t working as well
As part of the annual Hoover Spring Retreat, John Batchelor of the John Batchelor Show and Mary Kissell of the Wall Street Journal did a special live taping of the John Batchelor Show featuring Hoover senior fellow Peter Berkowitz and Hoover research fellows Abbas Milani, Kori Schake, and Kiron Skinner. The topic of the discussion was President Obama’s Biggest Foreign Policy Challenges.
On Oct. 22, Washington Post columnist E. J.
The impeachment proceedings against President Trump has now reached the Senate and to help our viewers navigate the legal and political issues surrounding it, Peter Robinson sits down with the Hoover Institution’s Visiting Fellow John Yoo and Senior Fellow Richard Epstein, two of the foremost legal scholars in the country.
In his efforts to refute Charles Cooke’s recent exposé of Jennifer Rubin, I was surprised to see David Frum, in passing, attack my Hoover colleague, legal scholar Peter Berkowitz (a “Sean Hannity–style character assassination of James Comey and Special Counsel Robert Mueller”), for suggesting, in a prescient October WSJ opinion column, that the Mueller investigation into Russian collusion may well be ethically compromised (in its zeal to go after those not accused of collusion)—in even greater fashion than was the Comey investigation of Hillary Clinton (in its absence of zeal to indict for clear violations of U.S. intelligence law).