December 5, 2010
Taking Exception: Corporate U. Redux
The cover of the October 22, 2010, issue of The Chronicle Review proclaimed in large, bold, black type, against a stark white background, "The Making of Corporate U." The academy's passionate insistence that it is "not a business" has been upgraded to a new complaint that the university is being "corporatized." Eight articles consider what it is that corporatizes a university.
What emerges from the essays is a vision of what colleges and universities were and should