Monthly Archives: January 2007

Remunerating University Presidents

Remunerating University Presidents

Ed Walsh

Competition in the knowledge age has become a race for
talent: universities have moved to the apex of the competitive system in developed
countries. World-class universities give a special competitive edge: they strongly
influence foreign direct investment and wealth creation. As a result
governments globally are pressing to ensure that their universities are vibrant
and competitive.

 

Most European governments are agitated by the fact that
their universities fare so badly in new international rankings. Prior to World
War II the world’s best universities were in Europe.  Now the US wins most of the Nobel … Continue reading...