SOURCE: Academe Blog
by Chris Arney
"The West Point faculty model and its policies have been evolving since Congress mandated the inclusion of more civilian faculty members in the 1990s. However, the clash of ideals and teaching methods between the academic and military cultures still exists, sometimes resulting in civilian-military discord and disagreement over values and process."
The symbols include a portrait of Robert E. Lee, several locations named after Lee and a road named after Sontewall Jackson.
by Timothy Bakken
Military leadership has inculcated a self-serving culture of loyalty that prevents a long-overdue reckoning with its failures.
SOURCE: The Chronicle of Higher Education
by Peggy O’Donnell
Peggy O’Donnell taught history at West Point for a year. She says the sexism was “glaring."
by William J. Astore
The Shared Failings of America’s Military Academies and Senior Officers
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