The authoritarian academy: corporate governance of Australia’s universities exploits staff and students and degrades academic standards. Part 3

The corporatization of Australia’s public universities has been driven by government funding cuts and regressive changes to how universities are governed. The rationale for corporatization was that it would encourage universities to become more entrepreneurial by turning vice-chancellors into CEOs and governing bodies into corporate boards. The resulting hybrid has been very successful at promoting … Continue reading The authoritarian academy: corporate governance of Australia’s universities exploits staff and students and degrades academic standards. Part 3 Continue reading »