For far too long our colleges and universities have been allowed to ignore their chartered responsibilities to educate rather than indoctrinate. Instead of providing a forum for the free exchange of ideas, they intimidate students into ideological submission to leftist professors; rather than pursuing meaningful research, they proselytize for radical causes. Here, author David Horowitz tells the story of his ongoing campaign for an Academic Bill of Rights to protect students who refuse to conform to radical orthodoxies. Horowitz means to recall higher education to its better self, to become--as it once was--a place where students and teachers were not afraid to question opinions, create their own, and engage in Socratic dialogue.--From publisher description.pagemag.com/Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=9647 [accessed June 24, 2010]. 3. Letter dated September 7, 2001. 4. In 2006, the Centera#39;s board changed its name to The David Horowitz Freedom Center. 5. aThe Problem with Americaa#39;s Colleges anbsp;...
|Title||:||Reforming Our Universities|
|Publisher||:||Regnery Publishing - 2010-08-31|