Most people usually think of universities as being particularly stable, physically speaking. Sure, they grow a bit: if they are really ambitious they add a satellite campus here and there – maybe even set one up overseas. But by and large, the centre of the university itself stays put, right?
Well, not always. There are some interesting exceptions.
In the first place, the idea of a “university” as a physical place where teaching gets done is not a universal one. … [ Read More ]