Edward Snowden slams SNP’s university reforms

Posted in Governance and administration on October 27th, 2015 by steve

Scotland“Whistleblower Edward Snowden has accused SNP ministers of ‘threatening’ the autonomy of Scotland’s universities by ­pursuing controversial changes to the way institutions are governed. The former US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor, currently in exile in Russia …” (more)

[Andrew Whitaker, The Scotsman, 27 October]

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As Glasgow’s absentee rector, Snowden will have to manage student expectations

Posted in Governance and administration on February 19th, 2014 by steve

“Students at the University of Glasgow have just elected their 127th rector, Edward Snowden, the American whistleblower. It seems fairly unlikely that Snowden will participate in the university’s governance or in the task of representing students …” (more)

[Ferdinand von Prondzynski, The Conversation, 19 February]

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Edward Snowden is the new rector of Glasgow University

Posted in Governance and administration on February 18th, 2014 by steve

“Edward Snowden, the former US National Security Agency analyst who revealed US surveillance of phone and Internet communications, was elected rector of Glasgow University in Scotland today …” (more)

[TheJournal.ie, 18 February]

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