As administrators foist ‘social justice’ on 4,000 suburban students, parents plead for balance.
The true aim of the humanities is to prepare citizens for exercising their freedom responsibly...
Why shouldn’t American universities give conservative ideas their due? By Peter Berkowitz.
What happens when South Korean students take a close look at American democracy. By Peter Berkowitz.
The political science departments at elite private universities such as Harvard and Yale, at leading small liberal arts colleges like Swarthmore and Williams, and at distinguished large public universities like the University of Maryland and the University of California, Berkeley, offer undergraduates a variety of courses on a range of topics...
Professors have a professional interest in—indeed a professional duty to uphold—liberty of thought and discussion...
The notion of objective truth has been abandoned and the peer review process gives scholars ample opportunity to reward friends and punish enemies. . . .
At universities and colleges throughout the land, undergraduates and their parents pay large sums of money for -- and federal and state governments contribute sizeable tax exemptions to support -- "liberal" education...
Civics education must not be indoctrination, but it also must not be overlooked. By Peter Berkowitz.
Since the late 1960s, the movies have had in place a rating system designed to inform viewers of the suitability of films for various audiences.
Peter Berkowitz on Restoring Free Speech and Liberty on Campus by Donald Alexander Downs
Peter Berkowitz on Theory’s Empire: An Anthology of Dissent edited by Daphne Patai and Will H. Corral
Peter Berkowitz on The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University by Louis Menand
Why Abraham Lincoln matters—even now. By Shelby Steele.
J.S. Mill's idea of a university, and our own.