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Imperial College management and Professor Stefan Grimm teach us:

What should we learn from the recent suicide at Imperial College? A collation of comments from the discussion in the Times Higher Education pages… 758 more words

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Howard Zinn, A.A.U.P., and the Battle for Academic Freedom

This essay originally appeared in Logos: a journal of modern society and culture. The first paragraph was edited to reflect subsequent revelations concerning the Association and the Great War. 3,467 more words

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Why being a professor is NOT like running a small business

This week, Professor Alice Gast, President of Imperial College, London, reiterated a tired old comparison between academics/professors and small business owners. In a proposition I have heard from many academics, … 782 more words

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The tell of half-baked graduate and the whisper of professors at Addis Ababa University.

By Ameyu Etana

Friday April 17, 2015 or 09 -08- 2007(Afternoon)

As usual, sitting the whole day in the library I am browsing the internet in case I would get a book I have long felt short to get. 877 more words

Joan W. Scott on Civility and Academic Freedom

On March 13, Joan W. Scott, Professor Emerita of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study and a member of AAUP’s Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure, delivered a talk on “Civility and Academic Freedom” at a celebration of the AAUP’s centennial held at California State University, East Bay.¬† 84 more words

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The Politics of Branding in the New University of Circulation

This short article reviews contemporary forms and practices of university branding and marketing, and links these to the broad-based neoliberal structural transformations taking place in all aspects of university education around the globe. 114 more words

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