30 novembre 2015

Time to strengthen University Acts? (Advocate 22 03)

By Paul Clifton. Few will be surprised that the tenor of legislative changes foreshadowed by the Western Australian Government for WA University Acts is to replace elected staff representatives on governing bodies with appointed ones, and to allow universities to act increasingly as profit-driven commercial corporations. But as well as these dangers, change presents an opportunity to broaden the debate and strengthen the role and characteristics of universities. More...

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