What is the role of academe as the U.S. government tackles foreign dangers without sufficient attention to the values of democracy? And how does this relate to the way colleges pay professors? A view from 1948.
Inside Higher Ed recently reported on four University of Pittsburgh professors critiquing the latest survey suggesting ideological one-sidedness in the academy. According to the Pitt quartet, self-selection accounts for findings that the faculty of elite disproportionately tilts to the Left.