National Association of Scholars
|National Association of Scholars (NAS)|
|President:||Peter Wyatt Wood|
NAS was founded in 1987 by Dr. Stephen Balch and other members. Founding members created the organization to recruit faculty members from across the political spectrum to help defend the core values of liberal education. For several years before the founding of NAS, members met under the name Campus Coalition for Democracy.
- NAS is run by their staff, their Board of Directors and their Board of Advisors.
Issues and Ideals
The National Association of Scholars is concerned with the following issues of higher education:
- Academic Content
- Academic Integrity
- Campus Culture
The NAS wishes to promote the following ideals in higher education:
- Intellectual Standards
- Individual Merit
- Institutional Integrity
- Good Governance
- Sound Public Policy
According to OpenSecrets.org, NAS has not spent any money lobbying since 2006.
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