Synopses & Reviews
Jennifer Washburn, a scholar and journalist, reveals how the growing influence of corporations over universities compromises the future of all those whose careers depend on a university education, and all those who will be employed, governed, or taught by the products of American universities.
"University, Inc." explains how the emerging alliance between the worlds of academia and business puts America's universities at risk, and tells how this union will affect us all.
A sweeping critique of the influence of corporate money in our universities that would encourage all those concerned with the future of higher education to read it.”(Science)
About the Author
Jennifer Washburn is currently a Fellow at the New America Foundation. Formerly a Fellow at the Open Society Institute and a senior research associate for the Arms Trade Resource Center of the World Policy Institute at the New School for Social Research Washburn writes for The Atlantic Monthly, The Nation, Lingua Franca, the American Prospect, and other national magazines. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.