Inside Higher Ed: “Melting Away Myths” (Kurt Squire quoted)

July 19, 2018

Kurt Squire, a former UW Madison professor who now teaches at the University of California, Irvine, thinks that the political and economic climate of the state has allowed the town-gown divide to grow. “There’s been a really strong effort by right-wing think tanks to create a division between universities and the public,” Squire said. “The animosity is really clear — there are members of the state Legislature that have it out for the university and they don’t really hide it.”

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