The Opening of the Academic Mind

“How to rescue the professoriate from professionalization. The state of higher education in America is one of those things, like the airline industry or publishing, that’s always in crisis. The academy is too distant from the concerns of everyday life, or else it’s too politically engaged. The academy has become completely irrelevant, except for the fact that it’s too relevant …” (more)

[Gideon Lewis-Kraus, Slate, 17 January]

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