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ISBN: 9781459404359-03

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Inside the Ivory Tower

From: Campus Confidential


An insider’s look at university institutions including: 18 Not Every University Is “World Class”

19 Our Universities Need a Proper Admissions Test

20 Our Math Students Just Can’t Compete

21 Killing the Traditional Disciplines

22 The Sad Decline of University Outreach 23 A Nasty Secret

24 Gypsy Administrators

25 We Aren’t Producing Engaged Citizens

26 Medical Students Are Getting a Free Ride

27 Toronto Rules the Canadian Academic World

28 Sports Rule

29 Our Universities Are Eurocentric

30 Engineers Are a Hot-Ticket Item

31 Business and the University

32 Do Grade 2 Teachers Need Five Years of Post-secondary Education?

33 The Science Tsunami

34 The Public Doesn’t Get Academic Research



Ken S. Coates

KEN S. COATES is Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Saskatchewan. Formerly, he was Dean, Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo. He lives in Saskatoon

Bill Morrison

BILL MORRISON was a professor and administrator at universities in Ontario, Manitoba, and British Columbia and a visiting professor in the United States before he retired in 2010. Morrison has published fourteen books, twelve of them in collaboration with Ken S. Coates. He lives in Ladysmith, BC.