PERSPECTIVES: Congress Should Enact an ‘Academic New Deal’ to Address Precarity in Higher Ed

Greater federal oversight of higher education is also necessary, argue, Alyssa Bowen and William Horne. “University administrators’ efforts to increase revenue have come at the expense of academic and campus workers at all levels,” they write, and “although Congress has already set aside $14 billion for US colleges as part of a multitrillion-dollar economic relief plan, there is little hope that campus workers will see much benefit from this sum.” Read more from The Nation.

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