Some Readings…

Stefan Collini’s review of Lord Browne’s Review of Higher Education
Funding and Student Finance in the London Review of Books.

An open letter from Gregory Petsko of Brandeis to the President of
SUNY at Albany, protesting against the decision to
close the French, Italian, Classics, Russian and Theater Arts departments.

An article by Michael Collins, organiser of the letter to The
Telegraph on 29 November 2010 calling for a public enquiry into higher education.

For a powerful defence of the university as a place of inquiry and critical
thinking
, by Professor John Anderson at the University of Sydney, published in 1935:

For a comparable campaign in Canada, see the 4Humanities site set up at the
University of Alberta. In Sweden, Projekt Athena (Contact: Johan Gärdebo, Uppsala, johan.gardebo@gmail.com)

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