Universities and National Competitiveness

Canada“Ever since von Humboldt sold the Prussian Government on the idea that research universities were a tool with which to increase national power, they’ve been publicly funded to pursue precisely those ends. The definition of ‘national power’, and the role universities are asked to play in developing it, has of course varied over time and by region …” (more)

[Alex Usher, HESA, 14 October]

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