Parsons: S&E Complex will benefit the highest bidders

Donald Parsons, a professor of economics and a member of the Faculty Senate special committee on financial & operational planning for the Science & Engineering Complex, discusses the dangers of using the future SEC as a revenue source instead of focusing on student and faculty needs.

“The vision for the interior, an industrial park “six blocks from the White House,” rises to the level of strange, which is not quite imaginative. One can hear the splashing of drops into little rabbits’ eyes and the ringing of the University’s cash register, but alas not the excited burble of faculty and student conversations at a major science and engineering intellectual center.”

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