More Radicalizing of Higher Education Ahead

In 2008, Congress disbanded the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) because according to the website Inside Higher Ed, the panel "had become too politicized." If the previous committee was "too politicized" to permit its continued existence -- its big sin was to press for establishing universal, easily understood, quantifiable academic standards -- then what are we to make of way the Obama administration is loading up the newly formed NACIQI with diversity advocates and left-wing activists?One has worked with ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now); another might have ties to LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens); and one is a callow youth with connections to a radical charity. Another still (Frank Wu) has written that he is "making a career out of [his] race."Here are the six people Education Secretary Arne Duncan appointed to the committee whose job is to evaluate whether...(Read Full Article)