Site Columns By Caillan
July 6, 2003 - 11:33 AM

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The Boston Globe has an article on star professors and the "celebrification of academia". (Note to self: must remember to use "celebrification" more in daily conversation.)

Universities are competiting for academics who are able to appeal to that unknown quantity - the "general reader" - and thus attract media attention, and most importantly, funding. But since the universities often have to pay through the roof to secure these stars in the academic firmament, fees are on the rise at several institutions.

Whatever your opinions on the topic, the article makes a fascinating read.

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