Dire Warnings About British Universities
- When Is a Non-Boycott a Boycott?
- 'Dangerous New Normal In College Debt'
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- British Professors Reconsider Boycott of Israel
Proposed cuts to the budgets of British universities are bringing predictions of dire consequences from faculty unions and from administrators, The Guardian reported. The main faculty union is projecting that the budget cuts could create some of the largest average class sizes in the world and that thousands of academics will need to be on public assistance. Organizations of university administrators are issuing statements suggesting that Britain will lose "jewels in the country's crown" and that some universities could be forced to close.