Marketisation, globalisation and universities

“‘Despite the proclaimed virtues of globalisation, there is an all too evident closing of minds and hearts’,  said Professor Saleem Badat, Vice-chancellor of Rhodes University, at the South Africa-Nordic Centre (Sanord) conference on Inclusion and Exclusion in Higher education held at the university from 7 to 9 December. ‘Arrogant power, narrow economic interests and dubious orthodoxies’ are ruling thinking about what universities should now be and do …'” (more)

[Anthea Garman, University World News, 20 December]

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