FreezePage: FESTIVAL OF SCIENCES AND. How the UC Regents Spin Public Funds into Private Profit. “As universities become glorified vocational schools for corporations they adopt values and operating techniques of the corporations they serve.” – Chris Hedges (Empire of Illusion, 2009) This piece has been republished by The Berkeley Daily Planet.
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Gaat de UvA op de centjes letten? Reijer Hendrikse.
Patents: privatizing acad: knwdg squeezing out public knowldge. Strijd om de macht: het octrooi als hangslot. Professor - entrepeneur. Tax deals. Newco: Universities Selling Out Important Research to Corporate Overseers. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com/ isak55 June 27, 2013 | Like this article?
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HBO Fraude 2001 spookstudenten. HBO-gate 2010 oa. diplomafraude Inholland. Open Access versus public closed gardens of Academic Publishers. From public thesis to closed thesis.
Public --> private transfers of top researchers. Revealed: taxpayer-funded academies paying millions to private firms. Taxpayer-funded academy chains have paid millions of pounds into the private businesses of directors, trustees and their relatives, documents obtained from freedom of information requests show.
The payments have been made for a wide range of services including consultancy fees, curriculums, IT advice and equipment, travel, expenses and legal services by at least nine academy chains. How the Public Pays for Privatization: the UCLA Anderson Example. The public response to the UCLA Anderson School of Management privatization has not been warm.
Speaking on an episode of Which Way LA? , Anthony P. Carnevale, a prominent national higher ed analyst and director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, remarked, Public Research, Private Gain: Corporate Influence Over University Agriculture. Victory!
Cleveland passes resolution against antibiotic misuse on factory farms. more wins » Food & Water Watch Quick Overview ▼ Stay Informed Sign up for email to learn how you can protect food and water in your community. Scribd: Public Research Private Gain. INHolland bestuurders graaien 9 ton bijelkaar. James Boswell opgesplitst. Land-grant university. A land-grant university (also called land-grant college or land-grant institution) is an institution of higher education in the United States designated by a state to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890.
Ultimately, most land-grant colleges became large public universities that today offer a full spectrum of educational opportunities. However, some land-grant colleges are private schools, including Cornell University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. History The concept of publicly funded agricultural and technical educational institutions first rose to national attention through the efforts of Jonathan Baldwin Turner in the late 1840s. The first land-grant bill was introduced in Congress by Representative Justin Smith Morrill of Vermont in 1857. The bill passed in 1859, but was vetoed by President James Buchanan. Morrill resubmitted his bill in 1861, and it was ultimately enacted into law in 1862.
State law precedents Expansion UCLA Anderson School of Management. London Met – outsourcing? or something else? « Critical Education. I carry with me at all times a 2009 report for Universities UK prepared by the legal firm Eversheds.
Why? On page 7 of ‘Developing future university structures’, you will find a diagram entitled ‘A model for university buyouts’. I suggest you look at that diagram and then read the stories about London Metropolitan University’s intentions to ‘outsource’ all staff besides teaching staff and vice-chancellor. According to a spokesperson at London Met, what was being proposed was not outsourcing as the contract out to tender was for the management of services (£74million over 5 years), while posts and staff would potentially be transferred to a subsidiary.
“If London Met decides to set up a subsidiary company, it will be 100%-owned by the university. London Metropolitan University to outsource most services to private firm. A London university has drawn up an ambitious outsourcing programme in which a swath of services, from managing its estates to marketing and finance, will be carried out by a private firm.
London Metropolitan University, which has more than 16,000 undergraduate students, has produced a tendering document under which all services except teaching and the vice-chancellor's office will be outsourced. The contract is valued at £74m over five years, according to the Exaro News website. The services include IT, library facilities and student services, such as counselling and careers advice.
Three companies – Wipro, BT Global Services and Capita – are on the university's current shortlist. Four Case Studies in Conflicts of Interest by UC Regents. Public-backed funding to private college students shoots up to £100m. Taxpayer-backed funding for students at private colleges rose by 138 per cent to £100 million last year, with a private equity-owned institution that did not meet all quality standards accounting for more than a fifth of that total.
Reclaimuc : what's interesting about the... Let Us Eat Cake. “Its vagueness is its strength–anything more detailed would get in the way of the pastel and neon textures that animate the identity.” The new logo that the University of California unveiled yesterday can’t be taken seriously, but we laugh so we don’t vomit. That quote, above? That’s an actual quote, by someone who apparently did not think they were saying something so humiliatingly vacuous that the only possible reaction would be to take a vow of silence and change professions. Colleges Soak Poor U.S. Students While Funneling Aid to Rich. (Corrects status of New America president in fifth paragraph.)
U.S. colleges such as Boston University are using financial aid to lure rich students while shortchanging the poor, forcing those most in need to take on heavy debt, a report found. Almost two-thirds of private institutions require students from families making $30,000 or less annually to pay more than $15,000 a year, according to the report released today by the Washington-based New America Foundation. Private school's £5m debts paid off by state as it becomes an academy. How to wipe out private school debts?
Michael Gove cleared the £5m debts of a private school as the government pushed through a controversial proposal to turn the school into a state-funded academy, Education Guardian has learned. The arrears of the King's school in North Tyneside, which is part of the Woodard group of independent schools, were covered by the Department for Education as King's gained government approval to merge with Priory school, a state primary in the town. The new Kings Priory school will open next month. While fees at King's, a day school that has faced declining pupil numbers, reportedly approached £10,000 a year, parents whose children attend the new school will not be charged. In June, North Tyneside council, which opposed the merger, uncovered information in the accounts of King's, posted on the Charity Commission website.
Builders work overtime to convert free schools. Foliaweb: Duisenberg school of finance op eigen benen verder. Organisatie11 januari 2013 12:03 |Vijf naar na de start van Duisenberg school of finance (DSF) moet het instituut financieel op eigen benen staan. Bij de start van het instituut in 2008 zegde de gemeente Amsterdam en het Ministerie van Economische Zaken vijf ton per jaar toe om DSF van de grond te krijgen.
UCU demands inquiry into trebling of taxpayers' money for private colleges. Website URL : 6 December 2012 UCU has today written to the Public Accounts Committee asking for an inquiry into the trebling of taxpayers' money going to private providers of higher education in just one year. • Amount of money paid to private colleges through unregulated courses has trebled in one year and now exceeds £100m. Tories' new Lords spokesperson was major beneficiary of controversial government education reforms. Website URL : 21 January 2013 As the Conservative's new education spokesperson in the Lords, John Nash, is officially 'introduced' today, UCU highlighted how he has already benefited from the government's education policies.
Nash, a Conservative Party donor, founded the private equity fund Sovereign Capital and advised the government on public sector reform. Essay argues that English professors can be entrepreneurs. In 1892, the president of Leland Stanford University, David Starr Jordan, managed to convince Ewald Flügel, a scholar at the University of Leipzig, to join the young institution’s rudimentary English department. Flügel had received his doctoral degree in 1885 with a study of Thomas Carlyle under the aegis of Richard Wülcker, one of the founders of English studies in Europe. Three years later, he finished his postdoctoral degree, with a study on Sir Philip Sydney, and was appointed to the position of a Privatdozent at Leipzig. The position of the Privatdozent is one of the most fascinating features at the modern German universities in the late 19th century.