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Two professors explain why they’ve quit the Student Conduct Board and Colgate’s version of due process and civil rights for students. By Michael Johston, Charles A. Dana Professor of Political Science 9/18/2014 “[Colgate] University recognizes the need to protect the Continue reading Watch Yourself at All Times

Lawsuit Casts Harsh Light on Due Process at Colgate

The lawsuit accuses Colgate administrators of multiple civil rights violations as well as false imprisonment, breach of contract, and failure to substantially observe the school’s established procedures. The court is currently weighing Colgate’s motion to dismiss the suit. By Peter Continue reading Lawsuit Casts Harsh Light on Due Process at Colgate

An alumnus explains why he supports A Better Colgate

Colgate makes its decisions in great secrecy.  The Scene, while interesting and somewhat informative, is largely a propaganda machine. The real work and decisions are largely not reported upon until the die has been cast.  Thus, we alumni never really Continue reading An alumnus explains why he supports A Better Colgate

How the College Bubble Will Pop

In 1970, less than 1% of taxi drivers had college degrees. Four decades later, more than 15% do. By Richard Vedder And Christopher Denhart WSJ Jan. 8, 2014 6:38 p.m. ET The American political class has long held that higher Continue reading How the College Bubble Will Pop

Univ of CO expands non-discrimination policy to include political affiliation and political philosophy

Inside Academe  Vol. XIX No. 2 2013-2014  Effective trustees are deeply engaged at their institutions, identifying problems and creating solutions. Two such leaders are University of Colorado regents Jim Geddes and Sue Sharkey. Together, Geddes and Sharkey recognized the limitations Continue reading Univ of CO expands non-discrimination policy to include political affiliation and political philosophy

Students Continue to Suffer From a Cycle of Rising Costs and Debt

College Tuition Increases Slow, but Government Aid Falls http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303672404579152021987960980 By Douglas Belkin and Caroline Porter Updated Oct. 22, 2013 8:13 p.m. ET After decades of rampant growth, the rate of tuition increases at U.S. colleges and universities has slowed for Continue reading Students Continue to Suffer From a Cycle of Rising Costs and Debt

Here We Go Again: Disturbing Déjà vu on Swarthmore (and formerly Colgate’s) President Rebecca Chopp

By Greg Narag and Maggie O’Connor, Board members, A Better Colgate   May 17, 2013 – Members of A Better Colgate are disappointed – but not surprised – to learn via National Review Online of recent controversial events occurring at Continue reading Here We Go Again: Disturbing Déjà vu on Swarthmore (and formerly Colgate’s) President Rebecca Chopp