February 28, 2008, 12:30pm
Pless Hall, 4th Floor Conference Room
82 Washington Square East
Universities Behaving Badly: An International Perspective
Sir David Watson, professor of higher education management at the University of London, spoke about the moral and ethical issues confronting colleges and universities in the U.S. and the UK at a February Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy luncheon. Watson, who spent fifteen years as Vice-Chancellor of Brighton University, reflected on the areas of American and British higher education that pose moral and ethical challenges to university leaders, including those involving admissions and student aid, national and international ranking systems, competition, commercialization, and relationships with local communities.
Universities Behaving Badly presentation