Thursday, February 11, 2016

"Universities Aren't Companies"

"The fundamental difference between academia and the private sector is that in the private sector, profits are the only truth. In the academic sector, the only truth—according to the Mount St. Mary's mission statement, for goodness' sake—is the truth. Or at least it should be. Now, it seems little more than a cynical view—or a nihilistic one."

Rebecca Schuman in Slate weighs in on the threat to academic freedom in Maryland.

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