George C. Leef's Blog

George C. Leef's Blog

Jordan Peterson Shouted Down at McMaster University in Ontario

Jordan Peterson, a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto, attempted to speak at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.

Middlebury Riot Shows the Veneer of Our Civilization is Thin

Video of the ugly scene in the lecture hall at Middlebury College has emerged.

Will the Surge of Support for Free Speech on Campus Make a Difference?

There is a well-entrenched idea among many college leaders that free speech is good but must be  “balanced” with other considerations.

Spending on College Sports is Out of Control

Isn’t it time to de-escalate the arms race?

Fail U.: The False Promise of Higher Education

Charles Sykes, a senior fellow at the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute,  says institutions of higher learning are coming apart.

How Grade Inflation Erodes the Meaning of College

Grades in our universities just keeping inflating. This is why it matters.