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The Failure of Financialized Higher Ed

December 7, 2021

Professor Charles Eaton and colleagues are referenced in an article about "financialization of higher education, where external financial interests have more influence and say on universities than staff or faculty.

Higher education values monetary profit over its students and faculty. Even though there was a total amount of $69 billion federal pandemic aid, 650,000 thousands of higher education jobs were lost. Service workers, support workers and in some cases unionized faculty positions were left without occupation. In effect, various public and private higher education institutions have increased the disparity wealth gap demonstrating that faculty at higher education institutions are expendable. 

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