PERSPECTIVES: “Academentia” = What Higher Ed Has Become Is Not What Higher Ed Is Supposed to Be

Thomas Kilkauer and Meg Young: “The term “Academentia” combines “academia” (post-secondary education) with “dementia” (progressive impairments to memory, thinking, and behavior which negatively impacts a person’s ability to function).” It is caused by long-term heavy doses of Managerialism and Neoliberalism. Read more from CounterPunch.

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