PERSPECTIVES: “He’s Telling…(mistruths) [and] (truths)…About Higher Ed!

“He” is Joseph Epstein, lecturer emeritus, Northwestern U. Epstein wrote a controversial op-ed recently in The Wall Street Journal. Among other things, he wrote: “The contemporary university president, after all, has little or nothing to do with education, but is chiefly occupied with fundraising and public relations. If universities were restaurants, the president would be a maître d’.” Read more here (if you have a WSJ subscription) A commentary can be found here (from Inside Higher Education).

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