China – New university powers and academic freedom


Who is the gatekeeper of Chinese academic power?

By Juan Hu and Jiali Qin – in University World News.

The Chinese government is seeking to clarify the powers of university committees to tackle an overemphasis on administrative power. But what effect will this have on academic freedom?

Check:

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20150330041254595

Check additionally:

China’s Ideological Push – from Times Higher Education via IHE

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2015/04/02/experts-consider-heightened-ideological-push-chinas-government-its-universities#.VR040EeD6TQ.twitter

Povl Tiedemann
April 2015

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