Showing posts from September, 2017

The Devil's Advocate: Racism and American Principles

This episode of The Devil's Advocate features Hillsdale Politics Professor, Dr. Adam Carrington.

Taking quotes from A People's History of the United States, and Lies My Teacher Told Me, Dietderich press Dr. Carrington about our nation's founding fathers, their principles, the civil war and the alt-right.

The episode originally aired on Radio Free Hillsdale 101.7 FM in Hillsdale, Michigan. The show returns after its summer break in the new hour long format.

Cost of Hillsdale College hits eight-year high

The following was published in the Hillsdale Collegian on September 7, 2017. It has been reposted with permission from the Hillsdale Collegian Staff.

Hillsdale College’s price tag jumped to an all-time high this fall, with costs increasing more than they have in the last eight years.

The total cost including fees, room and board for the 2017-2018 academic year increased by 4.56 percent to $37,352.

While Hillsdale’s costs remain lower than the average private four-year institution,

they are increasing at a faster pace. Since 2012, Hillsdale’s costs have increased by 16.7 percent. According to the College Board, the average private four-year institution has increased only 9.5 percent over the same period.

“Hillsdale tuition is $25,540 — low compared to similar institutions,” Chief Administrative Officer Rich Péwé said in an email. “This means even a 2.5 percent increase at another similar institution, with much higher tuition, is much more money.”

A portion of that comes from a 41 percent …