Renaissance or Decay?

In the Financial Times, Richard Lambert proposes six steps to revitalise Europe's higher education (thanks to Biz Deans Talk for pointing me to the article). I'm glad that Lambert first of all points to the fact that there are differences within and between countries in Europe on this issue. Countries such as the Netherlands, Austria and Denmark have in recent years greatly improved the way their universities are run. The UK has some of the best research universities in the world. But European institutions are not well placed to compete in what has…Read more …