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There was an interesting article in the Chronicle a few weeks ago: The Soul of the Research University by Nicholas Lemann. Lemann provides a very interesting discussion of the contradiction between the academic ideal of the research university and the political perspective of the vocational school of further education, including some healthy historical perspective on…

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Purpose of University

A university is a self-perpetuating oligarchy.

What is University?

A rather radical proposal from Texas came across my desk recently, courtesy of the Texas Exes…