March 15, 1996
Reborn Ukrainian University Offers Western-Style Teaching
Kiev, Ukraine -- Atop the university's main building, a quotation from Lenin -- left over from the Soviet era -- trumpets the dominant role of the Communist Party. Inside, officials of the institution are working diligently to make sure those days do not return.
This is the new Kiev-Mohyla Academy, and it could teach an old Bolshevik a thing or two about revolutions. The pedantic higher-education system inherited by Ukraine from the defunct Soviet Union has never seen anything quite