Global "Megaversity" is Far Off

March 16, 2007

William R. Brody of Johns Hopkins University talks about the dream of a "megaversity" that would be "a research and education dynamo electronically linking the best faculty and the most capable students in a worldwide academic community."  He talks about it, to indicate that it does not seem to be where we are currently headed.  Tradition and the strong national boundaries on government funding will work to keep universities separate for years to come. The Chronicle of Higher Education (Subscription Required)