With its $35 billion endowment, Harvard has recently been under fire for not using that money to educate more students or giving it to charities. The blogger at Adaptive Complexity argues that Harvard's, or any research university's, purpose isn't to educate undergraduates. "The best science in the world is done at major research universities, where scientists have the freedom and the funding and the time to pursue research programs directed by their own sense of what is worthwhile," says the post.
Evidently It's Nice to Have Education on the Side
Jun 03, 2008