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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Hiltzik writes the daily blog “The Economy Hub.” His business column appears every ...

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Michael Hiltzik

Michael Hiltzik

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A voice from the past warns of the Big Money takeover of the university

A voice from the past warns of the Big Money takeover of the university

September 22, 2014

"The present primacy of public relations in the management of universities, the view that they must ingratiate themselves with the public, and in particular with the most wealthy and influential portions of it, the doctrine that a university may properly frame its policies in order to get money and that it may properly teach or study whatever it can get financed--these notions are ruinous to a university in any rational conception of it."

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