PA’s Mike Boxall, higher education expert, gives his views to Times Higher Education on the changing role of university scholars. The article looks at how universities' human resources departments must be more upfront about what is expected of scholars in the period of "discontinuities and heresies" ahead.
Mike says traditional academic career paths and expectations of autonomy will be increasingly challenged: "Universities will survive through their ability to earn income from government rather than being funded. Without doubt there will be more active management of academic work."
Mike was speaking at the Universities UK conference.
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