Troy University specified what its “Center for Civics Education and Leadership” is on Wednesday morning after lawmakers included a $1 million appropriation for the center their Education Trust Fund budget, which was approved by the Alabama Legislature last week.
Late Friday night, the Alabama Legislature approved an $11.6 billion education budget which no longer includes an unexpected $1 million for Troy University’s Johnson Center for Political Economy but rather awards $1 million to a “Center for Civics Education and Leadership,” which potentially does not to exist.
Troy University responded to the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE) regarding leaked emails showing Troy trustees attempting to vet research at a free-market think tank on behalf of Alabama’s business elite.
State Auditor Andrew Sorrell defended the fight against government contracts with companies that discriminate using woke environmental, social governance (ESG) criteria in a letter to Troy University on Thursday.
Nonprofit civil liberties group the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE) rated two public four-year schools in Alabama "red" for having some of the most restrictive speech codes in the country.
Over the past thirty years, public higher education institutions in Alabama have received millions from foreign sources, including the Chinese government and Saudi Arabia.
A leaked email conversation between several trustees at Troy University shows prominent individuals in the state discussing how to “vet topics” at a university-affiliated think tank for being critical of economic incentive programs due to complaints from Alabama Power and the Business Council of Alabama (BCA).
A former professor at Troy University is accusing the college of targeting him for criticizing the Retirement System of Alabama (RSA).
Troy University has closed its Confucius Institute, a controversial educational institution with ties to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
DeMarcus Ware played in 12 NFL seasons with the Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos.
Troy linebacker Carlton Martial has a NCAA career best 548 tackles with two regular season and possibly two postseason games remaining.
After years of controversy and conflict, Confucius Institutes remain at certain Alabama universities, despite criticism over ties to the Chinese government.
Jon Sumrall’s first fall camp practice as the Troy football head coach included the start of yet another quarterback tussle for junior Gunnar Watson.
The Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy at Troy University is creating a Free Enterprise Scholars program to help combat the growing left-wing bias in corporations and businesses in Alabama and across the country.
Simply listening to Jon Sumrall recall his first month as a college football head coach leaves you a little bit dizzy.