Conformity on campus

December 18, 2004

This fall four new studies of professors' political attitudes showed a large tilt to the left:

• Daniel Klein, an economics professor and researcher at Santa Clara University and Stockholm University, surveyed more than 1,000 professors around the United States and found Democrats outnumbering Republicans at least 7-1 in the humanities and social sciences, with departments such as anthropology and sociology coming in at about 30-1...

Schools: Rutgers University – New Brunswick University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Purdue University Cases: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Denial of Freedom of Association for Christian Fraternity Purdue University: Refusal to Allow Christian Women’s Group to Require Christian Membership Rutgers University: Refusal to Allow Christian Clubs to Require Christian Leadership