Academic H1N1: The Viral Spread of the Business Model in Universities

“Higher education budget cuts are everywhere, especially in universities funded principally by public authorities, whether the central government, as in the UK, or state governments, as in California. The universal cry goes up: trim the fat! We need lean, market-driven universities; let us apply sound business practice to those inefficient, cobweb encrusted relics of the now lost Golden Age …” (more)

[Jim Collins, The storm breaking upon the university, 2 April]

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