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A few sites I've stumbled across recently....
Most of this information has already been written about in other articles, but it is a good summary and highlights just how universities have changed since the 1960s and the challenges ahead, not just in 'Climate Change Science':
1. Unnatural, politically-spurred growth ... quantity instead of quality approach2. The takeover of the universities and colleges by the New Left3. Foreign influence ... [EU] Environmental politics ... international editorial boards of scientific journals4. The rise of "studies" with predetermined results ... confrontational environmentalism ... post-normal Science5. Al Gore!6. Affirmative action and diversity policies ... affirmative action appointees didn’t need any qualifications7. Academic scientists’ blindness8. Suppression of the independent science9. Universities’ abrogation of their duty[But,] I know that thousands of outstanding scientists work and teach in academia. Academic institutions are to blame for suppressing or ignoring their contributions.AmericanThinker: Nine Causes of Scientific Decline in American Academia
This must have a knock on effect after these graduates leave and enter the workplace.
I once asked a recruiter who was bragging on his institution's higher than average student loan repayment rate if that qualified the institution's student's for a lower interest rate. He was dumbfounded by the question, but there were titters from the audience.============
dang, 'students'. Where's my moneysworth?===========
This is Cambridge, England in the early Seventies :) :DailyMail:Painful days with my right-on Cambridge professor... and the Left's vice-like grip on our universities, writes TOM UTLEY
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