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The Managed Campus vs. the Governed Campus

The managed campus and the governed campus represent opposing visions of higher education. In practice and by definition, the managed campus is antithetical to both academic freedom and faculty governance. In its extreme manifestation, the managed campus is a graveyard for academic freedom. And it may well lead to the early graves of faculty, staff, and students forced to return to campus without adequate protections. from Rachel Ida Buff's Editor's Introduction to this timely and powerful Volume 11of the AAUP's Journal of Academic Freedom of Several of the Articles from this Important IssueTrickle-down economics offers the promise that wealth will eventually flow to all sectors of society. I argue that rather…