Liberty bell unheard 2

April 22, 2010

Those who lecture and provide support at London Met have done a great job carrying on while those charged with managing the university lurched from one disaster to another. Some of those "managers" have now departed, but there is a wider lesson to be learned beyond individual incompetence.

Universities are educational institutions, not businesses, and governance structures that use the mechanisms of the market are entirely inappropriate for them.

Keith Flett, London.

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