The Strategic Repositioning of Research Universities to fulfil their Global Promise

LW Challenges, Contributions, Governance

The relevance of universities has become a theme of public debate, reflecting the anxiety and excitement surrounding changing forces in the larger context of globalization, as well as widespread concern with regard to basic economic and societal well-being. Despite a whirlwind of change and transformation, universities have been stable, resilient and durable social institutions. Résumé, en principe début du chapitre …

Universities. Serving as, and Educating Global Citizens

GK Contributions, Missions & Responsibilities, Teaching & Learning

Four years ago, in Sydney, Australia, 2.2 million citizens turned their lights off for one hour to take a stand against climate change. Last March, only four years later, 5,251 cities in 135 countries responded to the same call and turned their lights off for “The Earth Hour”, including places such as the United Arab Emirates, Bolivia and Palestine (Earth …