The telos of a university

Bayan Farhan (Calgary): The Impact of Globalization on Higher Education. From The Chronicle, Nicholas B. Dirks on scholars, spies, and global studies: It took a world war to propel Americans to make a serious commitment to global study. Chrissie Long on the battle over Mexican-American studies. Andy Kessler on our 19th-century curriculum: It’s time for more databases, fewer quadratic ­equations. Andrew Seeley and Elisabeth Ryan Sullivan on a case for classical education. Robert Swan reviews The Greek Search for Wisdom by Michael K. Kellogg. From Academic Questions, John Rosenberg and Roger Clegg are against “diversity”. From Dappled Things, Mark C. Henrie on the telos of a university. Were medieval universities Catholic? John W. O’Malley on lessons for higher education today. Robert Maranto and Matthew Woessner call for conservatives to engage more with higher ed. A review of Becoming Right: How Campuses Shape Young Conservatives by Amy Binder and Kate Wood. Mark Oromaner reviews The University and the People: Envisioning American Higher Education in an Era of Populist Protest by Scott M. Gelber. Synonym and antonym: Freedom and Liberty universities are not the same, finds Felipe Fernandez-Armesto.