Exposing a corporate trend in higher educationThe Chronicle of Higher Education.
Humborg’s group is working with the Free Association of Student Bodies, a student union group, and Die Tageszeitung, a left-leaning newspaper, to expose what they see as a creeping corporate influence on public higher education. Last year they started Hochschulwatch, or University Watch, a crowdsourced website that tracks university-business partnerships. “We’re not against corporations funding higher education, but we demand that the details of this cooperation be open,” Humborg said.
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