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Today ACTA released a study that shows less than 8% of the nation’s top universities require English majors to take even a single course that focuses on Shakespeare, often encouraging instead trendy courses on popular culture. The Unkindest Cut: Shakespeare in Exile 2015 is an examination of 52 of the nationalContinue Reading >>
We are joined by three distinguished professors at Brooklyn College: Paula S. Fichtner, Professor of History Emerita; Margaret L. King, Professor of History Emerita; Abigail L. Rosenthal, Professor of Philosophy Emerita as we call for the restoration of an exemplary core curriculum at Brooklyn College.
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This guide outlines best practices in university governance, drawing on experiences of institutions across the country.Continue Reading >>
“Never, never, never, give up.”
This quote from Sir Winston Churchill’s commencement speech at Harrow School in 1941 conveys advice useful to those departing the hallowed halls of their school. But given the alarming trend of political correctness in higher education today, one must wonder:...Continue Reading >>
Since so many colleges and universities treat Friday like the weekend, ACTA has taken up the mantle of end-of-the-week education. Friday classes may be a thing of the past, but each Friday afternoon we'll put together a quiz to keep your mind working! If there's a topic you'd like to see in the...Continue Reading >>