THE FIRST European universities, for the most part established through papal bulls, coexisted uneasily with secular authorities. They were located within kingdoms and nascent nation states, but they were not of those states. In China, ancient universities were entrusted with training the bureaucrats that made imperial rule possible. They were very much organisms of empire. As […]
Higher Education and Leviathan
- Editorial Matters: The relationship between higher education and the state has always been a complicated one.
- OCUFA and the University Funding Model review
- UK HIGHER EDUCATION WARS: Federalism awakens
- THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENTS in corporatizing Canadian universities
- A CAUTIONARY TALE of marketization of postsecondary education
- FAIR ACCESS: Strikes the right balance on education and copyright
- Reviewing Ontario’s university funding
- Access Copyright: ADDRESSING THE NEEDS AND CONCERNS OF BOTH CREATORS AND USERS IN A CHANGING COPYRIGHT LANDSCAPE
- Higher education and growing inequality
In This Issue
OCUFA has taken a principled approach to its engagement with Ontario’s review of the university funding formula.
The seismic shifts in UK higher education policy can be understood through the lenses of federalism, regulation, and isolationism.
Government focus on boosting the economy and shrinking public expenditure has transformed our universities.
British Columbia’s experience with private postsecondary providers illustrates the danger of market logic in higher education.
Emerging forms of access to copyrighted works is undermining the value of Access Copyright, argues Professor Michael Geist.
The rationale for reviewing and reforming the way we fund universities.
Access Copyright has the infrastructure and expertise to best serve universities, says the organization’s Executive Director Roanie Levy.
Rather than a tool of social mobility, higher education now reinforces inequality.