In this wide-ranging conversation with Peter Robinson, Daniels discusses his insistence on keeping Purdue’s tuition below $10,000 and how he does it, his vision for Purdue that includes mix of online and onsite education, and his efforts to hire an ideologically diverse faculty and recruit students from various backgrounds and ethnicities.
Stephen Haber, the Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and the A. A. and Jeanne Welch Milligan Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford, is also a professor of political science who helped make the changes. Haber said he thought there was “tremendous support” within the department for the new approach, which in part reflects a “huge transformation in the analytic tools of the discipline, especially among younger scholars.”
A Letter to My Daughter: When you start college next week, you may have to sit through a speech or two in which a dean hails you and your classmates as "the leaders of tomorrow."...
The departure of a child for college, I have just discovered, represents one of those wonderfully illuminating events that enable a man to see things just as they are...
Even in America's fractious conservative movement, you don't often see William F. Buckley Jr. and George Will facing off on opposite sides of an issue...
In 2004 Cypress Semiconductor chief executive officer T.J. Rodgers waged a successful insurgent campaign -- the first in 24 years -- for election to the Dartmouth board against three candidates selected by the alumni council nominating committee...
Last month, the UNC Board of Governors unanimously selected former N.C. Community College System president Peter Hans to head the North Carolina University system. His appointment underscores the state’s commitment to providing its residents with affordable postsecondary education options and strong career pathways, plus reengaging adults who have completed some college to reenroll and earn their degrees.
Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson is proud to present the first interview with Condoleezza Rice in her new role as Director of the Hoover Institution. On September 1st, 2020 Director Rice became the Hoover Institution's eighth director in its 101 year history and the first woman to hold the position.
The Hoover Institution’s Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson will appear on the new Fox Nation streaming service on Nov. 29 with an exclusive interview of economist and Hoover senior fellow Thomas Sowell.
The Wall Street Journal commented eloquently in a recent editorial on the choice that confronts Dartmouth alumni today (voting continues through October 31): Since 1891, Dartmouth has been among the handful of colleges and universities that allows alumni to elect leaders directly...
Delivering his first State of the Union address to a Democratic-controlled Congress, President Bush hopes to balance a rebuke of his Iraq policy already promised by lawmakers with a high-profile invitation to cooperate on vexing domestic problems...
The New Yorker has chosen to welcome the new decade by publishing an obituary: 45 years after the founding of the Free Speech Movement at Berkeley, the magazine lets us know in its Jan. 4 issue, the campus protest movement is dead. . . .
J.S. Mill's idea of a university, and our own.
Stephen H. Haber, the Helen and Peter Bing Senior Fellow at Hoover and the A. A. and Jeanne Welch Milligan Professor in Stanford’s Department of Political Science, was announced as the recipient of the 2012 Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Prize at Stanford University. This is the second major teaching award Haber received during graduation week; at the graduation ceremony, Haber accepted the Walter G. Gores Teaching Award.
In this wide-ranging conversation with Peter Robinson, Mitch Daniels discusses his insistence on keeping Purdue’s tuition below $10,000 and how he does it, his vision for Purdue that includes mix of online and onsite education, and his efforts to hire an ideologically diverse faculty and recruit students from various backgrounds and ethnicities.
Has increased immigration to EU member nations created distrust and delusion, contributing to a continent in the grip of a culture in the midst of its own suicide?
The Hoover Institution hosted "Is Advanced Placement Good for Everyone? A Discussion with Partisans and Doubters" on Monday, December 9, 2019 from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM EST.
English is the most widely spoken language in the world at large, but in many of America’s own classrooms it remains a foreign tongue. Peter Duignan argues that bilingual education has proven an abject failure—and must be abolished.
Just in time for the opening of the baseball season, sound recordings of speeches by legendary baseball managers, executives, and journalists from Hoover’s Commonwealth Club of California collection are now digitized and available to researchers. The collection features such heavy hitters as Bob Lurie, Tony La Russa, Dusty Baker, and Billy Beane.