PODCAST: The Impact of Anti-Intellectualism on the State of Higher Education


The plenary panel at the 44th Annual Conference on Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions, held March 27 at CUNY Graduate Center in New York, was devoted to “The Impact of Anti-Intellectualism on the State of Higher Education.”  The panelists were Susan Jacoby, the best-selling author of The Age of American Unreason and Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism; Lynn Pasquerella, President, Association of American Colleges and Universities; and Hank Reichman, AAUP First Vice President.  The panel was moderated by Frederick P. Schaffer, General Counsel and Senior Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs, City University of New York. You may now listen to the entire plenary on three podcasts, available at these links:

Podcast Part 1,     Podcast Part 2,     Podcast Part 3

(ccw) Susan Jacoby, Frederick P. Schaffer, Hank Reichman, and Lynn Pasquerella

The conference is sponsored annually by the National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education at Hunter College.  The center will be holding a regional conference December 1-2 in Long Beach, California.  The 2018 Annual Conference will be held in New York April 15-17.  Click here for the call for papers.

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