, Volume 25, Issue 4, pp 437-438
Date: 13 Nov 2012

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Looking Backward: Parting Reflections on Higher Education Reform from NASs Founding President (10.1007/s12129-012-9325-4)

Stephen H. Balch, Institute for the Study of Western Civilization, Texas Tech University

The National Association of Scholars is celebrating twenty-five years of fighting the good fight in higher education reform. Principal founder and president for most of that time, Stephen H. Balch reflects on his turn at NAS’s helm and shares a cup of hard-wrung wisdom.

The Future of the National Association of Scholars (10.1007/s12129-012-9323-6)

Peter Wood, National Association of Scholars

Academic Questions editor and current NAS president Peter Wood reviews what organizational concerns hold fast after twenty-five years, where they have changed, and how he plans to move forward. “Our future is to be a voice of rationality in an era in which the university has a fraught relationship with the concept of ‘truth.’” Dr. Wood approaches this ongoing challenge with classic NAS steadfast