I have a strong message today. It’s mostly for people in social science fields (especially Deans and Department heads), but I think Provosts, VPs Research and President will want to pay attention. The message is this: the academic profession in Canada desperately needs to take its head out of its collective behind when it comes to public service.
Universities have a schizophrenic attitude when it comes to public service. Ask any university President about the value of their institution to … [ Read More ]