Explore the debate and science of Liberal Education.

December 18, 2017

Higher Education's Deeper Sickness

John M. Ellis

John Ellis argues for measures that would increase intellectual diversity and reduce politicization in colleges. 

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September 27, 2017

Take a Knee to PC

David Randall

Take a knee for political correctness, not our national anthem. 

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September 5, 2017

Why I'm Leaving the Political Science Association

Bruce Gilley

Professor Bruce Gilley discusses the lack of intellectual diversity in the American Political Science Association. 

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July 14, 2017

Member Profile: Steven Frankel

Steven Frankel

NAS Member Steven Frankel reflects on the current, perilous state of the humanities in higher education as well as the value of the great books.

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June 22, 2017

Toward an American Liberal Education

John Agresto

In the Summer 2017 Academic Questions (vol. 30, no. 2), John Agresto argues the usefulness and value of a liberal education in twenty-first century America.

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September 26, 2016

Let Us Not to the Teaching of Young Minds Admit Impediment

David Randall

Scott Newstok advises students at Rhodes College to think like Shakespeare.

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March 22, 2016

Non-Trump University

Chance Layton

NAS President Peter Wood writes about the "bait-and-switch" of American higher education.

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March 19, 2016

Comic Books in a Liberal Education

David Randall

NAS Director of Communications David Randall discusses the proper role of comic books in a liberal education.

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March 1, 2016

The Path to Education

Eva Marie Haine

Eva Marie Haine reflects on her education as a Princeton undergraduate and suggests ways that it could have been improved.

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February 10, 2016

Thoughts on "The Architecture of Intellectual Freedom"

Francis B. Randall

Professor Francis B. Randall comments upon NAS President Peter Wood's "The Architecture of Intellectual Freedom."

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