The Case for Public Universities

Peter Scott is Vice-Chancellor of Kingston University in London and formerly Professor of Education at the University of Leeds and Editor of ‘The Times Higher Education Supplement’. Public universities, to borrow the campaign phrase of a former British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan, ‘have never had it so good’. In the first decade of the 21st century they […]

Public Protest, Private Growth: A Discussion of Higher Education in Chile with Jose Joaquin Brunner

Jose Joaquin Brunner is the director of the education program at the Fundación Chile, academic director of the School of Government at Adolfo Ibáñez University and a professor in the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO), in Santiago, Chile. A sociologist by training, Brunner has been both an academic and a political leader. He held […]