Content-type: text/html Downes.ca ~ Stephen's Web ~ ‘How Corporate Cash Bought American Higher Education’

Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

Coverage of a book by Joshua Hunt arguing against corporate influence in education.  "They have kowtowed to this donor because he's far and away the largest donor we have," he (Nathan Tublitz) said. And as a result, "he has forced the university to accept the strings attached to those donations and he has had a significant effect on the direction and the integrity of the university." There's nothing especially new here, though it is helpful to remember that when for-profit corporations donate money, it is with a for-profit objective.

Today: 0 Total: 72 [Direct link] [Share]


Stephen Downes Stephen Downes, Casselman, Canada
stephen@downes.ca

Copyright 2024
Last Updated: Jul 13, 2024 9:19 p.m.

Canadian Flag Creative Commons License.

Force:yes