In the spirit of this,
Fred Inglis “Today’s intellectuals: too obedient?” Times Higher, 28 Aug 2014
somebody also wrote this.
These days I do ask a lot of questions before acting. But ‘restructuring’ of universities is one of a couple of issues that never ceases to amaze me. Whole groups of friends, Departments, teaching, professional staff, all decimated to raise prestige, save costs, or pursue a top-down vision. The current situation in Australia is catching up with the UK’s very fast. This is not good:-