Alex Berenson is a graduate of Yale College with levels in historical past and economics. He started his profession in journalism in 1994 as a enterprise reporter for the Denver Publish, joined the monetary information web site in 1996, and labored as an investigative reporter for The New York Instances from 1999 to 2010, throughout which era he additionally served two stints as an Iraq Conflict correspondent. In 2006 he printed The Devoted Spy, which received the 2007 Edgar Award for finest first novel from the Thriller Writers of America. He has printed ten further novels and two nonfiction books, The Quantity: How the Drive for Quarterly Earnings Corrupted Wall Avenue and Company America and Inform Your Kids: The Reality About Marijuana, Psychological Sickness, and Violence.

Hillsdale School is an impartial establishment of upper studying based in 1844 by women and men “grateful to God for the inestimable blessings” ensuing from civil and spiritual liberty and “believing that the diffusion of studying is crucial to the perpetuity of those blessings.” It pursues the acknowledged object of the founders: “to furnish all individuals who want, no matter nation, colour, or intercourse, a literary, scientific, [and] theological schooling” excellent amongst American faculties “and to mix with this such ethical and social instruction as will finest develop the minds and enhance the hearts of its pupils.” As a nonsectarian Christian establishment, Hillsdale School maintains “by principle and instance” the immemorial teachings and practices of the Christian religion.

The School additionally considers itself a trustee of our Western philosophical and theological inheritance tracing to Athens and Jerusalem, a heritage discovering its clearest expression within the American experiment of self-government below legislation.

By coaching the younger within the liberal arts, Hillsdale School prepares college students to grow to be leaders worthy of that legacy. By encouraging the scholarship of its school, it contributes to the preservation of that legacy for future generations. By publicly defending that legacy, it enlists assistance from different buddies of free civilization and thus secures the situations of its personal survival and independence.