Recent Articles

A Smokescreen for Discrimination?

NIH FIRST program funding appears to fuel discrimination in higher education hiring decisions, furthering DEI ideology on campuses.

Education Department Shuts Down Foreign Funds Database

The sudden shutdown of the interactive database on foreign funds sparks questions that are left unanswered by the Education Department. 

Liberty for All!

Join us as we celebrate America’s birth, and prepare for the 250 anniversary of our nation with our new American Revolution series.

Press Release: NAS Maryland Affiliate Report Finds Constitutional Problems in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policies at Twelve University System of Maryland Campuses

The Maryland Affiliate of the National Association of Scholars has released a new report finding constitutional problems with diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs and policies wit......

Most Recent from Minding The Campus

The Illusion of Institutional Neutrality: A Mercifully Short Refresher

In April, I published a tiresomely long explanation of why the newly popular idea of “institutional neutrality” is a dead end. My essay, "The Illusion of Institutional Neutrality," took up so much spa......

'New York Times is pure propaganda.' Agreed.

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Reports

DEI and Maryland College Campuses

This report surveys the diversity, equity, and inclusion programs and administrative initiatives at 12 University System of Mayland campuses.

The Franklin Standards

These model K-12 state science standards seek to restore informed and disciplined curiosity to American science education, along with the spirit and the rigor of America's first great scientist an......

The Illusion of Institutional Neutrality

College presidents often come under the spotlight for their political pronouncements or lack thereof. Since college presidents must contend with difficult issues of morality, principle, and politics a......

Imbalanced: A Study of Influence at the University of Virginia

This analysis finds that political donations from the faculty and staff of the University of Virginia go almost exclusively to the Democratic Party. If the faculty and staff are combined, the ratio of......

CounterCurrent


July 9, 2024

A Smokescreen for Discrimination?

NIH FIRST program funding appears to fuel discrimination in higher education hiring decisions, furthering DEI ideology on campuses....

July 2, 2024

Liberty for All!

Join us as we celebrate America’s birth, and prepare for the 250 anniversary of our nation with our new American Revolution series....

June 25, 2024

“Fine for Me, But Not for Thee”

The Harvard dean of social science continues to uphold his “chilling effect” stance for faculty amidst criticism....

Statements

Education Department Shuts Down Foreign Funds Database

The sudden shutdown of the interactive database on foreign funds sparks questions that are left unanswered by the Education Department. 

The Antisemitism Awareness Act Misses the Mark

Let’s enforce existing laws rather than grandstand for new ones.

Press Releases

Press Release: NAS Maryland Affiliate Report Finds Constitutional Problems in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policies at Twelve University System of Maryland Campuses

The Maryland Affiliate of the National Association of Scholars has released a new report finding constitutional problems with diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs and policies wit......

Press Release: The Franklin Standards

NAS and FIE want to inspire America’s state education departments to provide science standards that teach American students to claim their country’s scientific and technological heritage a......

Events

Event: Presenting the Franklin Standards: Model K-12 Science Standards

Join us for the launch of the Franklin Standards, new K-12 science standards which prepare students for college and careers requiring substantial mathematical content knowledge.

Event: Biden's Bad Title IX Rule: What You Need to Know

What is Title IX? How did Title IX become so weaponized and controversial? Join us for an in-depth discussion on Title IX and the new disastrous Biden administration rule.