Thursday, March 22, 2018
Is something rotten in Denmark?
One of the key recommendations of a report drawn up by rectors, government officials, academics and business representatives is that the number of study places available in each discipline should be linked to labor market need, which critics say is the latest sign of utilitarian drift in Danish higher education.
Explaining the reforms, Søren Pind, minister for education and research, reportedly said that “we will see a scaling down of the humanities” as a result...
Full story at https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2018/03/22/new-policies-create-risks-humanities-danish-universities
Maybe our former governor has an opinion: