In reviewing a bunch of new books about the American university, UD‘s friend Anthony Grafton provides a phenomenology of the contemporary campus.

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2 Responses to ““[Y]ou see professors from a great distance, in space as well as culture: from the back of a vast dark auditorium, full of your peers checking Facebook on their laptops.””

  1. Bill Gleason Says:

    A very good overview of the mess we’re in.

  2. Michael McNabb, Attorney Says:

    Grafton asks for writers to “describe some universities and coleges, in detail, with all their defects. For some questions that such writers should consider see Questions of Value at

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