Gordon Brown has proposed that Remembrance Sunday might be developed into a patriotic national day to celebrate British history, achievements and culture. Ekklesia has suggested that Martin Luther King‚Äôs ‚ÄòWorld House‚Äô vision would be a better starting point.
The breadth and quality of education universities once offered is now being seriously eroded by underfunding, says Dr Andrew W. Hass from the University of Stirling. But funding is not where the deeper crisis lies, he suggests. Cutbacks are just the symptom of a greater underlying problem. The real problem is an identity crisis. What is 'the university' for?