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10 May 2021

Academentia: Our universities are being strangled by managerial bureaucracy – we must return to the academy

Daily Maverick

My vision for the university is where faculties again become self-governing and self-propelled, where quality is valued over quantity, and where students engage with the best professors available. Too much policy and rulemaking are conceptually restricting, if administratively necessary in a litigious society.

Contemporary Campus Life: Transformation, Managerialism and Academentia (HSRC Press, 2021) is available at Exclusive Books and via Loot, and is distributed by Blue Weaver, Cape Town:

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