Most college presidents understandably fear retribution by the federal government if they do not follow federal dictates, but Oklahoma Wesleyan's Everett Piper has dared to challenge the federal beast.
Whether or not it's don't ask, it's certainly don't tell. That is, don't tell the parents that a boy may be sleeping with their daughter.
“There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them,” observed author George Orwell. And Princeton University is obviously replete with intellectuals, as evidenced by its new obsession: eliminating the word “man” from its Human Resources Department.
Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OKWU), a Christian college, is the first university to join a lawsuit against the Obama administration over its five-year-old policy mandating how schools address allegations of sexual assault. The suit contends that the standards set by the Obama administration fail to protect innocent students, violate the Administrative Procedure Act, and amount to male gender bias.
The Supreme Court temporarily stayed a lower court’s ruling that a Virginia transgender student has the right under federal law to use the boys’ bathroom.
The punishment of Rohini Sethi illustrates the lack of respect many in student leadership of American colleges and universities hold for freedom of expression. And it does not bode well for our future.
A new law in Alaska recognizes the innate right of parents to control the content and quality of their children's education.
A transgender student at Tremper High School in the Kenosha, Wisconsin, has filed a federal lawsuit against the school district claiming discrimination because of not being permitted to use the boys’ restroom and being repeatedly addressed by her female birth name.
The University of Arizona will be the first university in the United States to launch a transgender studies master’s program, which is expected to begin in the fall of 2017. The focus for the program will be all things related to transgenderism, including sex, gender, and cultural and political issues. But the question remains, for what exactly will such a program prepare graduating students? What possible careers will seek out transgender studies majors?
Wayne State University (WSU) in Detroit, Michigan, has elected to drop its university-wide requirement in mathematics and is strongly considering adding a three-credit-hour requirement in "diversity" to the school’s general education curriculum, in the latest example of liberal indoctrination in higher education institutions. This example is particularly glaring, however, because critics contend it does a significant disservice to students and puts them at a competitive disadvantage, all in an effort to advance an agenda.
The Kansas Board of Education has voted unanimously to ignore the Obama administration’s policy that students should be permitted to use the bathroom of their choice, regardless of their biological sex, and to allow the individual school districts to decide how to proceed. The school board contends it is vital that policies such as these are left to the local schools to decide, not the federal government.