Neetu Arnold

Neetu Arnold is a research fellow with the National Association of Scholars. Follow her on Twitter @neetu_arnold.

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Foreign Influence - September 27, 2022

Hijacked

Neetu Arnold

America’s Middle East Studies Centers were originally founded to study the politics, culture, and language of Middle Eastern nations. But our analyses and case studies demonstrate that Middle Ea......

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Foreign Influence - September 12, 2022

Outsourced to Qatar

Neetu Arnold

This case study reveals how Qatar uses partnerships with American universities to advance its own interests and values. In partnering with Qatar, American universities have invested substantial t......

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Costs of College - February 24, 2021

Priced Out

Neetu Arnold

As more Americans attend college, costs rise, and more students fail to graduate, we ask, "why?" Priced Out details the spending habits of 50 universities across America and provides......

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January 18, 2024

🔒Excerpt from Outsourced to Qatar: A Case Study of Northwestern University-Qatar

Neetu Arnold

The small but wealthy Middle East “petrostate” of Qatar has emerged as the top foreign funder of American universities, donating at least $4.7 billion between 2001 and 2021. The 2022 NAS r......

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May 8, 2023

The Ugliness of the Federal Student Loan System

Neetu Arnold

Neetu Arnold reviews Josh Mitchell’s The Debt Trap: How Student Loans Became a National Catastrophe

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October 24, 2022

The Role of Government in the Student Debt Crisis

Neetu Arnold

A review of "Indentured Students: How Government-Guaranteed Loans Left Generations Drowning in College Debt," by Elizabeth Tandy Shermer, Harvard University Press, pp. 400, $29.95 Hardcover.

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July 31, 2023

A Symposium on Legacy Admissions: Neetu Arnold

Neetu Arnold

Conservatives should stick to merit, equal opportunity, and fairness by ending legacy admissions, argues Neetu Arnold in her contribution to the NAS's symposium.

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March 7, 2023

SCOTUS on Student Debt Forgiveness

Teresa R. Manning and Neetu Arnold

SCOTUS hears arguments regarding the Biden administration's plan to cancel over $400 billion dollars of student debt, and whether the president is legally justified in his executive actions.

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February 14, 2023

Academic Freedom and Accreditation: Don't Settle for Less

Neetu Arnold

UNC-System's accreditor overreaches in attempt to limit board oversight and imperil a new school for Civic Life and Leadership.

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