The financial crisis has led to a whole range of institutions and ideas being brought into question. One of them is the research university. In a 2011 Global Focus article, Kai Peters and Howard Thomas argued that the current model of universities is unsustainable. Effectively, universities spend too much to doing things that are not resource producing. At the recent AACSB ICAM Annual Conference 2013, Ted Synder, Dean at Yale University, reiterated this view. Western universities are effectively pricing themselves out of the market, he claimed. This book is a counter argument to such claims. Continue reading
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Léa Gaillard, a graduate management student from Grenoble EM, talks about her experiences at ITESM Campus Guadalajara.
I had an opportunity to study at ITESM Campus Guadalajara for one year. It is easily possible that the year in Mexico is going to be the best year of my life because of the things we can afford to do, unlike in Europe. In fact, Mexico is a perfect place combining cheap costs and outstanding landscape.
Photos and text by Léa Gaillard