Commentary: The Need for Adult Supervision of Universities

October 28, 2023 1 min read

Richard Vedder
Minding the Campus

Excerpt: Arguably, American universities in many ways resemble somewhat unruly and disrespectful adolescents—they want to be comfortably sustained by their adult parents/financiers, but their increasingly deplorable behavior needs firmer adult supervision. Hence “outsiders” are becoming assertive, be it major donors to elite private schools or politicians at schools importantly dependent on government subsidies, especially our state universities.

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