Thursday, March 5, 2015

Corporatization of the Academy

Bob Turner
Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies
Over the past several years and as we begin the search process for a new president, many AAUP members have sounded an alarm about the apparent increase in the corporatization of higher education in general and here at Colgate. There is a thoughtful article from the March 2 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education on this topic, written by the president of Lawrence University. Here is a link to the article: 

Some of the comments on the Chronicle website are interesting, too.

The above post does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the AAUP membership or that of its officers, nor does inclusion of the post on this website constitute an endorsement by the Colgate chapter of the AAUP.