Universities have become isolated from their publics

By Ellen Hazelkorn – in University World News.

One of the significant outcomes of the rankings discourse, whatever you think of them, is that they provide some form of accountability, but they also make higher education vulnerable to an agenda set by states. We urgently need to reclaim the role of higher education in civic engagement and become an intellectual force to bridge the gap between local, national and global.

Check:

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20170508230619552

Povl Tiedemann
May 2017

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