News and Reports from the Institute

What is Racism: Reflections as if Students Matter

As the title of these remarks indicates, we take off from the Socratic “what is” question.  The issue at hand regards events, which as usual at Trinity, have eventuated in had a one-sided monologue, especially since this summer. What is the essence of the thing being discussed, in this case racism?  How does a thoughtful […]

Ivy League Professors: Some Thoughts and Advice for Our Students and All Students

We are scholars and teachers at Princeton, Harvard, and Yale who have some thoughts to share and advice to offer students who are headed off to colleges around the country. Our advice can be distilled to three words: Think for yourself. Now, that might sound easy. But you will find—as you may have discovered already in high school—that […]

Dr. Smith Attends ACTA Oases of Excellence Conference

Dr. Smith was invited to participate in theACTA and the Fund for Academic Renewal Host Oases of Excellence Conference in Washington, DC this past June. The John Roderick Wilson Oases of Excellence Faculty Conference, sponsored by ACTA and the Fund for Academic Renewal, brought together academic leaders from across the country. Faculty gathered from across […]

Watch the Colloquium Keynote Address by Robert George

The CI Colloquium on March 30th began with introductions and was followed by the keynote address from Robert P. George of Princeton University.  

Churchill’s President Opposes Trinity College’s Crackdown on Access to Information

The President of the CI has posted the following letter to the Trinity faculty listserv. Dear Colleagues: I write to express my disappointment. The Trinity faculty, which when I arrived was so proud of its faculty governance, has now finally caved to a heavy handed agenda on the part of the Administration. It has accepted a […]