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Taking on the Newman Society

Any Roman Catholic college whose students have performed The Vagina Monologues, or whose administrators have invited a speaker in favor of abortion rights to campus, is familiar with the Cardinal Newman Society.

German education minister stripped of PhD

One of the closest confidantes of Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, was fighting for her political survival on Wednesday after a committee of university professors stripped her of her title of doctor of philosophy. Annette Schavan, minister for

Don’t call me that

Bring readings to class, either in hard copy or electronic format. Sign up for a blog account in order to contribute to online class discussions. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Don’t call me “professor.”

For-Profit backlash

Wisconsin is shaping up to be an important front in the battle over for-profit higher education, with a likely crackdown in Milwaukee and a brewing debate over tighter regulations at the state level.