Monday, June 14, 2004

india struggles to meet demand for higher education

The campus of Mewar University, one of 108 private universities established in the underdeveloped state of Chhattisgarh during the past two years, is a two-room house on a busy thoroughfare. One room is empty, except for a telephone; the other -- also a tiny, empty cell -- has "library" painted on the door. There is not a teacher, student, or book in sight, writes Shailaja in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Click here to read the full text of this article on the issues surrounding the rise of private universities in India.

No comments: