It is time to recognize that academia—including the University of North Carolina—has lost its moral compass.
By Jay Schalin
I recently spoke with a philosophy professor at an Ivy League university. We discussed some issues in higher education, including such depressing topics as the increasing rejection of long-accepted standards of objectivity and a growing contempt for traditional perspectives.
The deep sense of privilege and arrogance demonstrated by many in academia also came up. The professor, who is relatively young and deeply religious, paused and said solemnly, “There is a sickness in the soul of academia.” READ MORE HERE