From Salon, Neil Gross on why conservatives hate college: The right's decades-long war on academia and "liberal professors" is about defining an elite "populists" can oppose. Mark Bauerlein reviews Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care? by Neil Gross (and more and an interview). From Minding the Campus, is there a conservative conspiracy to destroy college? In survey of experiences of student affairs professionals, a surprising trend emerges: the alienation of straight white men. The Golf Shot Heard Round the Academic World: The tale of a teed-off philanthropist and the head of Bowdoin College, where identity politics runs wild. What is the difference between Christian seminaries and American universities? Christian seminaries announce that their purpose is to produce committed Christians — American universities do not admit that their primary purpose is to produce committed leftists.