- As the recent problems at the University of Virginia begin to settle, Danielle Allen questions how the controversy there was framed.
- She looks at Princeton's model for evolving alongside that of New York University.
- Ultimately she writes that instead of questioning whether corporate or academic values are prioritized, the school's leadership should look at what transformative steps will lead to making UVa a better university.
From the article:
The University of Virginia has gotten its feet under it again. Hallelujah. We should all raise a glass.
Yet we should also take seriously the issues underscored by recent events. The controversy over President Teresa Sullivan's ouster and reinstatement was framed as a question of whether academic or corporate values should govern higher education. ...