Friday, November 18, 2016

Saving the starving college beast - Tim Goral, University Business

Steve Mims’ new film, "Starving the Beast," documents a political and philosophical shift that seeks to reframe public higher education. Steve Mims’ new film, "Starving the Beast," documents a political and philosophical shift that seeks to reframe public higher education. As a conservative political strategy, “starving the beast” means to deprive an entity of funding to force it to reduce spending. Steve Mims’ new film, "Starving the Beast," documents a political and philosophical shift that seeks to reframe public higher education—not as a public good for society, but as a “value proposition” to be borne by those pursuing a college degree. The film, which premiered in August, examines a growing power struggle across the nation as political and market-oriented forces push to disrupt and reform America’s public universities. https://www.universitybusiness.com/article/saving-starving-college-beast

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