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University, Inc.

The Corporate Corruption of Higher Education

Jennifer Washburn

Our federal and state tax dollars are going to fund higher education. If corporations kick in a little more, should they be able to dictate the research or own the discoveries? During the past two decades, commercial forces have quietly transformed virtually every aspect of academic life. Corporate funding of universities is growing and the money c...
Publish Date
2006
August 22
First Published in 2005
Goodreads rating
3.72
ISBN
9780465090525
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Nov 27, 2019
I've written previously about how patents are corrupting academia And I encourage everyone to read University Inc. by Jennifer Washburn - a fantastic book that goes into these and other issues in detail.     source