‘The Lost Soul of Higher Education: Corporatization, the Assault on Academic Freedom and the End of the American University’

“Ellen Schrecker, a history professor at New York City’s Yeshiva University, starts The Lost Soul of Higher Education with a blunt assessment: ‘In reacting to the economic insecurities of the past forty years, the nation’s colleges and universities have adopted corporate practices that degrade undergraduate instruction, marginalize faculty members, and threaten the very mission of the academy as an institution devoted to the common good’ …” (more)

[Eleanor J Bader, truthout, 28 May]

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