Sunday, March 30, 2014

Asian Universities Introspect

There was a conference in South Korea about university education in Asia, the relentless push for rankings and preparing students for the job market, and all that is lost when these objectives are paramount.
Are modern universities, asked Inwon Choue, president of Kyung Hee University, in Seoul, “begetting academic excellence without soul?”
That man has a gift for a memorable phrase.

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