The battle to save our universities is now

New Matilda, October 28 2014. Read the original here. ‘When one sees how people behave when they are all alone,’ noted Gorky in My Universities, ‘they appear to be insane.’ Insanity isn’t one of the obvious traits of the tiny coterie of Australian Vice-Chancellors. But given the broader political context, VCs’ support for university fee… Continue reading The battle to save our universities is now

The greatest threat to unis comes from their own leadership

Crikey, August 28 2014. Read the original here. In poll after poll, the public has demonstrated its overwhelming opposition to the deregulation of university fees, as to the other austerity measures in the budget. But university vice-chancellors don’t seem to share this opposition — and if they get what they want, it will change Australian society… Continue reading The greatest threat to unis comes from their own leadership