Needs ImprovementStudent evaluations of professors aren’t just biased and absurd—they don’t even work.
The Sad Demise of Collegiate FunThe helicopter generation has gone to university, and campus has never been more boring.
“Doctor”? “Instructor”? “Professor Staff”? College Students Don’t Know What to Call Teachers Anymore.
Title NeinNorthwestern University found that a star professor violated the sexual harassment code in his treatment of a student. Why is he still teaching?
Postdocs for JocksThe latest UNC scandal reminds us that schools don’t care about whether their athletes can read. I’ve got the solution.
Down With the Internet Review Board!How would you like it if a bunch of online randos could get you fired? That’s life for professors.
Alas, Poor ShakespeareYet another conservative commentator is decrying English departments falling to “victimhood” studies. Too bad it’s not true.
Don’t Extinguish the FulbrightIt’s not a fancy-pants study-abroad program for spoiled children—it’s crucial diplomacy at a bargain.
The Tenure Take-BackThe response to a professor who lost her job offer when she tried to negotiate reveals the skewed priorities of academia.
Only One American University Is Hiring More Full-Time Faculty and Shrinking Pricey Administration Jobs
Nasty and BrutishA scandal in Colorado reveals that bullying bros still plague university philosophy departments.
The Ghosts of Kafka PresentTwo new books attempt to capture the gaunt specter of modernism—and make him talk.
The Brave New World of Academic CensorshipIf you’re a professor in Kansas, better stay off the Internet.
TODAY IN SLATE
I was hit by a teacher in an East Texas public school. It taught me nothing.
There Are New Abuse Allegations Against Adrian Peterson
After This Merger, One Company Could Control One-Third of the Planet's Beer Sales
John Oliver Pleads for Scotland to Stay With the U.K.
If You’re Outraged by the NFL, Follow This Satirical Blowhard on Twitter
Don’t Expect Adrian Peterson to Go to Prison
In much of America, beating your kids is perfectly legal.
Ford’s Big Gamble
It’s completely transforming America’s best-selling vehicle.