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Bleak Career Prospects for New PhDs When talking about publicly funded universities, governments in Ontario and elsewhere hope to garner public support by proclaiming that their education policies have led to increased graduate student enrollment. But for the expanding multitude … Continue reading
Christopher Newfield – Rebuilding the University: From the Innovation Economy to Craft Society from The Public Intellectuals Project on Vimeo. Why is the university system in crisis? A central reason is the financial pressure put on colleges and universities by … Continue reading
Christopher Newfield, author of Unmaking the University: The Forty-Year Assault on the Middle Class, poses the question: Why is the university system in crisis? A central reason is the financial pressure put on colleges and universities by the “innovation economy,” pressure which has led to rising student debt, less personalized instruction, and growing research funding deficits.