Higher Education
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The fight for standards at Stanford

Higher Education
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 2/29/16, 02:42 pm

If asked to explain this weird election cycle, I’d have to say America has stopped thinking. And one major cause of that would have to be American universities and the standards they’ve set for thinking.

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Wheaton, Hawkins profess no hard feelings

Higher Education | College to name scholarship for the departing political science professor it once wanted to fire
by Leigh Jones
Posted 2/10/16, 05:40 pm

As part of reconciliation efforts with one of its former professors, Wheaton College will create an endowed scholarship for summer interns working on peace and conflict projects.

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Wheaton, Larycia Hawkins agree to part ways

Higher Education | Surprise announcement comes just days before the professor was set to go before a faculty council
by Leigh Jones
Posted 2/06/16, 10:35 pm

Wheaton College and Larycia Hawkins, the political science professor who started a furor over theology and academic freedom after declaring on social media that Christians and Muslims serve the same God, announced tonight they are amicably parting ways.

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