Words by G.R Evans, Emeritus Professor of Medieval Theology, University of Cambridge and author of discussions of university governance and Histories of Oxford and Cambridge. Unvisited information? Staff and students may not ask themselves how their university or other provider of their higher education is run until they encounter a difficulty. In many years of...Read More
The Council for the Defence of British Universities is pleased to announce the launch of a new blog series on the topic of university governance. We are currently seeking contributors who can offer insights from all aspects of the university. If you would like to contribute to this series, please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org...Read More
Guest blog by G. R. Evans If you are a higher education provider, HEFCE’s Blog brings you ‘three ways to reach out with good advice’ on offer from the Higher Education Outreach Network (HEON). The four providers in the Network have designed ‘Quick Guides’ to make the key information accessible to would-be students at school...Read More
The Bill before the Scottish Parliament on the governance of Scottish Universities has implications not only for Scotland but anybody interested in the relationship of governments to the universities in their territories. Here are some weblinks to this debate: http://www.scottishuniversitygovernance.ac.uk http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0046/00462633.pdf http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/universityeducation/11445663/Scottish-universities-warn-against-SNP-political-control.html http://www.universities-scotland.ac.uk/uploads/HE%20consultation%20-%20US%20response.pdf http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/sep/10/scottish-universities-sturgeon-glasgow-st-andrews-edinburgh-strathclyde CDBU has received several communications from members on the topic in...Read More
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