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Universities wary of European threat to autonomy!

Universities in the UK should be wary of any attempts by the European Commission to take greater control of higher education policy as it could present a threat to institutional autonomy, a vice-chancellor has told a House of Lords committee.

Colin Riordan, head of the University of Essex, said recent policy proposals from the commission may reflect a feeling in Brussels that it “ought to be more closely involved” in the sector across the continent.

via Times Higher Education

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