Education

Higher Education — A Little Too Liberal?

December 27, 2005 1 min read

Some critics argue that higher education in the United States lacks intellectual, and political, diversity. In this San Francisco Chronicle piece, researcher and professor David Davenport worries that, as classrooms become more politicized, “a liberal arts education has become politically liberal.” This politically charged atmosphere, which some claim discriminates against students’ rights to free speech, may also be creating friction in education programs for prospective teachers, as Robin Wright reports for the Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription required).

A version of this news article first appeared in the Around the Web blog.