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ERIC Number: EJ416832
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0190-2946
Academics at Risk: The Temptations of Profit.
Bourke, Jaron; Weissman, Robert
Academe, v76 n5 p15-21 Sep-Oct 1990
Universities are compounding the problems created by faculty entrepreneurship by gaining an unprecedented financial interest in the prosperity of the biomedical industry. This interferes with the institutions' other functions of critiquing social policy, explaining technical matters, and performing research for publicly decided goals. The situation is leading to political battles. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
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