In the corporate university, money is what counts. Without public support, universities have become captured by the wealthy donors and corporations who fund them. This is a major contributor to the sh
Sadly, the University of Illinois, after two meetings of the Board of Trustees, has decided to stick with the firing of Stephen Salaita for his anti-Israel war on Gaza positions as stated on Twitter.
The University of Miami for the win, if by win you mean destroying the planet: One of the world’s rarest forests, a section of Miami-Dade County’s last intact tracts of endangered pine rockland, i
For some of these women, this will probably be the most lucrative work their Ph.D. will ever get them. Share
I know Nic Kristof doesn’t put in any actual work to write his columns, but this is ridiculous. Erik Voeten with the obvious rejoinder that, in fact, academics are pretty much everywhere in publ
The Chronicle discusses a new report: “Labor Intensive or Labor Expensive: Changing Staffing and Compensation Patterns in Higher Education”, detailing the rise of professional administrati
As a historian, I don’t really have an opportunity to sell out by using my professional positions to provide expert testimony for Wall Street. But I wonder what that would be like. Evidently, it
This essay on the current experience at the University of Michigan published on Inside Higher Ed, made the rounds last week. Titled “Corporate Values”, it includes several quotes that spea