Leasing the Ivory Tower

Leasing the Ivory Tower

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Exposes the growing corporate threats to the future of intellectual inquiry and civil society itself. Corporate investments, Soley argures, have dramatically changed the mission of higher education; they have led universities to attend to the interests of their well-heeled patrons, rather than those of students.By contrast, the average salaries of assistant professors of some humanities were as follows: $33, 767 for comparative ... 19 At more prestigious institutions, such as Harvard and Stanford, business professors are paid even more and command notoriously high consulting fees. ... professors and university administrators describe consulting as a benign method for professors to make a few dollars on theanbsp;...

Title:Leasing the Ivory Tower
Author:Lawrence C. Soley
Publisher:South End Press - 1995


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