Professor Warren Bebbington
Wednesday 18 July 2012 at 6pm
Elder Hall, North Terrace Campus, Adelaide
In search of the way forward for universities, Professor Bebbington ranges from Wikipedia to the 18th-century encyclopaedias, from global 'big science' research institutes to Californian community colleges. He finds the challenges facing universities today replay those that their German precursors faced 200 years ago.
Will success in the near future require a renewed commitment to a teaching ideal set down in the distant past?