JM Coetzee: Universities head for extinction

This newspaper article is novelist and academic JM Coetzee's foreword to University of Cape Town fellow Professor John Higgins's new book. He notes that the new book seeks to address this general question - "Is a university still a university when it loses its academic autonomy?" The author opines that the question seems to be of the utmost importance to the future of higher education in South Africa. [01 November 2013]

Mail & Guardian Online
Type: Newspaper and Opinion pieces
Author: Coetzee, J.M.
Year of Publishing: 2013
Keywords: Education, Higher education, Humanism, Academic autonomy, Critical literacy