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20 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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Work continues after Dartmouth summit ends

The Ivy League college reported 24 sexual assaults in 2012, compared with 15 in 2011, 22 in 2010 and 10 in 2009, has been working on multiple fronts to prevent sexual assault, encourage reporting and hold perpetrators accountable. In April, Dartmouth president Philip Hanlon called sexual assault one of three critical issues — along with high-risk drinking and lack of ...

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JUL 25, 2014 - BBC

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Ivy League miseducation

Elite universities are creating a self-perpetuating class of status-seeking zombies, writes a former Yale professor in the New Republic. Is the US meritocracy a sham?

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JUL 23, 2014 - Slate

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The Ivy League Is Not the Problem

In a piece in the New Republic, William Deresiewicz argues that Ivy League schools “are turning our kids into zombies.” Elite universities, explains the former Yale professor and author of Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to  Meaningful Life, churn out “young people who are smart and talented and driven, yes, but also anxious, timid, ...

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