27 May 2013

Varsity reform - returning academia to the people

Mohamad Tajuddin Mohamad Rasdi
Malaysiakini 27 May 2013
There is no honour any more. Just numbers and rankings and labels and the perpetual race of vice-chancellors outdoing one another to please the political ‘masters’ for their own selfish greed. In turn, the deans and deputy VC would also try their level best to outdo one another to please the VC. 

13 May 2013

A future without tenure

With increasing proportion of non-tenured academics, are Malaysia universities heading in this direction too?

Read the outcome of an earlier, similar attempt:

The Potential of Late-Career Professors

Are late-career faculty a financial burden for institutions and a barrier for aspiring faculty who are prevented from entering the academic profession by aging professors who increasingly postpone retirement?

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