Universities Are No More Illusory Than Journalists: Rsp to Kevin Carey and NYT

By Cathy Davidson|July 27, 2015|Reflection|3 comments

[Cross-posted from HASTAC. This post was corrected after useful tweets from Kevin Carey and others. Special thanks for those. All errors, of course, remain the author’s.] Yesterday Kevin Carey wrote an opinion piece for the New York Times in which he argued that the recent academic and athletic scandal at the University of North Carolina could happen because, basically, universities are “illusions.” There is no real oversight of what happens

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