preference for prestige? Commentary on the behaviour of universities and their benefactors.

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The universities have moved so far to the left that they are now condemning views held by most citizens, parents, students, and donors.

Even most professors are dissatisfied with their pay, their lack of prestige, their overbearing administrators, and the exploding numbers of adjunct professors.

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